Re: SX164 installation
On Wed, 16 Sep 1998, Thimo Neubauer wrote:
> > BTW, you did remember to tell the kernel to assign 5MB for the ramdisk
> > instead of the default 4MB? "ramsize=5120k" or so, it's in the README
> > for the lhpca.univ-lyon1.fr boot floppies...
> The README tells to use ramdisk_size=5120 and I tried it this way. It does
> not work. In fact, after hitting <enter> to read in the ramdisk the drive
> just starts spinning but nothing at all is read. There is not even a message
> like: "Found image...", there is nothing. No sound, just spinning.
I've heard of floppy drive problems unique to the SX, in the 2.1 kernels
at least. Something about not initializing the DMA controller. There
was a patch on axp-list for this awhile ago.