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Re: Boot Problem on IBM Thinkpad solved

OBERLER@de.ibm.com writes:

> 2. I couldn't found the section

> > <h3>Rescue Floppy</h3>
> > Users of Adaptec 2940 SCSI cards, and other SCSI controllers with the
> > aic7xxx chipset, will probably experience problems with the standard
> > boot-floppies.  A kind user has made some experiments which many users
> > find to solve their problems.  There are two alternative Rescue
> > Floppies for the i386 architecture at <a
> > href="ftp://kalle.csb.ki.se/pub/";>ftp://kalle.csb.ki.se/pub/</a>.
> > There are also replacement kernels in that location, which you can use
> > to simply replace the existing kernels on the boot-floppies.
> in the official documentation.

this not will not be in the official install manual, but rather at

> PS-2: Because I want to compile my own kernel, I would like to know what is
> the difference in the good one from the above ftp site and the non-working
> one on the CD-ROM? What components shall I select and which ones not? Any
> special settings for the Adaptec adapter?

Just only compile for the hardware you have and you should be good.
The WD SCSI drive autoprobe causes problems for some Adaptec cards.

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

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