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Re: boot-floppies 2.2.2 pre-build inst report

Please send this type of stuff to Debian-boot, not just to me.

"James Rodgers" <jrrodgers@hti.com> writes:

>      Attempted installation on two systems with IDE drives and had the
> following problems.
>      1.   Rescue disk identified version as V

That's not a problem.  That's just a 2.2.2 pre-release version number.

>      2.   I selected to load the base system from /dev/fd0 and when the
> message appeared to place the Rescue Floppy in the first floppy drive
> the following message appeared in bottom third of screen:
> "umount: Invalid argument/Linux System Installation".

Known problem.

>      3. I selected to continue and after loading the rescue and three
> driver floppies, the following message
> appeared:
> "There was a problem installing the drivers from /target/drivers.tgz"

Already fixed --- was a problem in drivers' install.sh.

>      Also attempted installation with home PC which contains an AMD 233
> mhz processor with an Adaptec 2940uw SCSI and SCSI only disks.
>       When booting the rescue floppies, the following messages appear:
>      1. Adaptec AHA-294x Ultra SCSI host adapter found at PCI 15/0
>      2. Failed detection of WS-7000 SCSI Card
>      3. IBM MCA SCSI: No Microchannel bus support present -> aborting
>      4. EATA 0: address 0x6c10 in use, skipping probe
>      5. EATA 0: address 0x6c88 in use, skipping probe
>      6. DC390: 0 adapters found
>      7. mdgaraid: v 1.04 [August 16, 1999]
>      8. aec671x-detect::

Oh shit -- not this again....  Forwarding this to the Herbert Xu.
Herbert, we're using 2.2.12 rather than 2.2.13 right now because of
reported probelms which you already know about in 2.2.13.

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

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