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Re: bug in install

>This goes along with a bug report I filed a few months back.  The WD7000
>auto-probe will cold-lock many systems with an Adaptec SCSI controller(including
>2940), but only on certain systems.  I suspect this is a BIOS/chipset bug, which
>I havn't heard of any firm resolution on.  This is a NASTY problem which will
>prevent initial installation.  There was some talk of ways to work around this,
>including using RAMDISK as a way to mount the root filesystem during install and
>then selecting which SCSI controller you have, rather than doing a compiled-in
>approach to the install kernel image.  My own feeling is to just remove the
>WD7000 support from the base kernel since I have yet to hear of ANYONE who uses
>such a controller.  Oh well....

This is definately the most realistic assessment and suggestion I've

Herbert, could you build a boot-image without the WD7000 controller
support (or as a module?) and upload to stable (for proposed updates)?
I might be able to do this as well, if you don't have time.

.....Adam Di Carlo....adam@onShore.com.....<URL:http://www.onShore.com/>

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