Re: SYM53c8xx Panic on Boot: 2.6.1rc1 (Alpha)
On Mon, Jan 05, 2004 at 11:22:39AM -0500, Jay Estabrook wrote:
> > No, I could not find it in the config system, though to be honest I
> > haven't looked closely and may have missed something obvious.
> Well, it looks like some patches went into RC1 for the SYM_2 driver;
> since I had no problems with stock 2.6.0 and SYM_2, any chance you
> could try that instead?
I can... perhaps I'll try 2.6.1 first though and see what that does.
> > Indeed. It is my understanding that only MILO can boot my AlphaBIOS
> > system. I have been booting this way since I bought the Alpha new,
> > sometime in 1997 or 1998. If more recent developments have obsoleted
> > MILO (without requiring me to switch to SRM), I'd be interested.
> Yes, SRM console is available for download to run on LX/SX (and most
> others that were initially sold for NT use, except XL or XLT).
It was always my understanding that once booted, the console in use
wouldn't matter. Is that understanding correct? Also, I also thought
that I would have to repartition my disks to switch consoles; is that
correct as well?