Re: makedev fixes, etc.
>>>>> "Marcelo" == Marcelo E Magallon <email@example.com> writes:
Marcelo> On Sat, Apr 17, 1999 at 04:05:15PM -0400, Adam Di Carlo
>> The only remaining crucial problem is the AIC7xxx bugs. Doesn't
>> anyone on these lists here have an adaptec device which experiences
>> problems? Couldn't we try the newer adaptec drivers either from
>> adaptec or from Alan Cox's patches to 2.0.36?
Marcelo> I'm to take a look at this tomorrow Monday and Wednesday,
Marcelo> too. I'll also ask at the local LUG. At least one person
Marcelo> has reported problems with a 2940 (kernel boots, loads SCSI
Marcelo> drivers, hangs), and I have seen _LOTS_ of trouble with
Marcelo> on-board 788x's (/me thinks all 788x's are on-board
Marcelo> adapters). I know RH's latest install floppies work with
Marcelo> these cards.
Yeah, that's what I'm afraid of. If RedHat got it right, so should
Marcelo> Pointers, please. Where do I get patches from?
Well, ftp.redhat.com, standard alan cox kernel distribution locations
(cf www.kernel.org or www.linuxhq.org).
Marcelo> Is really
Marcelo> enough to replace `linux' on the rescue floppy or do I have
Marcelo> to replace something else?
No that should do it. See
Marcelo> Any set of boot parameters I
Marcelo> should try (I know override_term solved some of the problems
Marcelo> I had before, and so did stpwlev)?
Theoretically, it shouldn't need boot parameters to boot correctly.