Re: Bug#32421: Bootdisk reboots on Toshiba 3010CT
On Wed, 27 Jan 1999 11:10:47 +0000 (GMT), Arrigo Triulzi <email@example.com> said:
> Yes. I have actually managed to boot the machine using 1.3 (!!)
> Tecra disks. The latest Tecra disks (by latest I mean both from hamm
> & slink) don't work, I get the reboot. I think it probably is the
> usual bzImage problem with Toshiba boxes, just this time it is even
> more sensitive to something.
> |Are you on x86?
> Yes, Mobile Pentium 266 MMX.
> |How did you build the floppies? If you used rawwrite2.exe from
> within |the Windows95 dos box (within windows), try booting into
> straight DOS |(use F8) and then use rawwrite again.
> On three different platforms & brand new disks. I first did it on a
> Windows box but then thought that it must have been the problem so I
> used a Digital UNIX box with dd, they still failed so I tried a
> Linux box with dd. They all failed until I tried the 1.3 disks as I
> mentioned above.
> What I have done is install 1.3, upgrade to 2.0 using the
> upgrade-i386 directory over NFS once I had PCMCIA running and then
> rebuilt a minimal kernel without rebooting off a clean
Oh boy. Arrigo, thanks for having patience. We've had a lot of
problems with Toshibas. I'm not sure why. I want it fixed. This has
even bit RMS! Toshibas are the most widely sold laptops.
Anyone on the boot-floppies or testing list have a clue?
Who's the culprit? SYSLINUX? The kernel image?
.....Adam Di Carlo....adam@onShore.com.....<URL:http://www.onShore.com/>
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