Re: SYM53c8xx Panic on Boot: 2.6.1rc1 (Alpha)
John Goerzen <email@example.com> writes:
> It was always my understanding that once booted, the console in use
> wouldn't matter. Is that understanding correct?
Close. The memory wastage may be different, and you cannot use
oprofile with AlphaBios (no perfmon PALcode).
> Also, I also thought that I would have to repartition my disks to
> switch consoles; is that correct as well?
Yes, unfortunately the hardcoded place where SRM expects the boot
loader is in the middle of a DOS partition block.