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Bug#47101: install boot trouble

Jason Hilkey <hilkey@pobox.com> writes:

> i am having a problem loadin the initial kernel and install. i boot from 
> the low memory floppy i have created from lowmemrd.bin.  i get the boot: 
> prompt and have tried numerous boot options, including the default.  The 
> install reponds with:
> Loading lowmemrd.bin....
> Loading linux..............
> Uncompressing linux...done
> Now loading the kernel.
> It then reboots the laptop, boots off the low memory floppy disk again and 
> i come back to the install screen with the boot: prompt.

We believe this is probably a syslinux problem.

> Any assitance or direction would be very much appreciated.  Please let me 
> know if i can provide further info.

You could try using the new syslinux in potato to roll your own
boot-disk.  We intend to have a new potato boot-floppies soon as well,
which you may wish to test.

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

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