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Re: 2.2.17 i386 boot-floppies uploading

On 4 Oct 2000 23:48:29 +1100, Frank Copeland <fjc@thingy.apana.org.au> wrote:
>On 4 Oct 2000 23:00:14 +1100, Christian T. Steigies <cts@debian.org> wrote:
>>On Wed, Oct 04, 2000 at 11:50:37AM +0000, Frank Copeland wrote:
>>> What are the known problems with the existing 2.2.10 image on the
>>> Amiga? I don't see any bug reports in the BTS. I know I can't boot my
>>> A2000 with 2.2.10, although since I didn't try very hard I haven't
>>> submitted a bug myself.
>>The clgen driver is "ugly". Got the patch now. It does not work any better
>>with that, some clgen user has to spend work on that, but the DEBUG messages
>>should be gone.
>OK, I'll make another effort in the next day or so and see if I can at
>least get some sort of error message out of it. At the moment it seems
>to be failing in amiboot or very early in the kernel load.

It turned out to be the 'video=' argument passed to the kernel by
amiboot. The format changed between 2.0.x and 2.2.x, and the argument
now appears to be mandatory for 2.2.x, which it wasn't for 2.0.x.


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