Bug#228276: Sarge install fails to boot on Dual Pentium Pro
On Mon, 3 May 2004 01:13:44 +0100, "Martin Michlmayr" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> * Alex Lian <email@example.com> [2004-05-02 20:08]:
> > Just tried. Still same problem, though it goes to a black screen instead
> > since the UI has been improved...
> > I'll try fiddling and removing hardware to see what helps.
> What kind of kernel are you normally using? And this works?
> Martin Michlmayr
So apparently it's my Adaptec AHA-2940UW with bios 2.20 that's preventing
it from booting.
After removing it, it got past and prompted for the root disk.
I googled and saw the prior kernel image issues, but
I tried various kernel flags to no avail so far.