Bug#52073: Problem installing the Operating System Kernel and Modules
In message <19991209180208.A718@wyvern> you wrote:
>Is there any chance of mentioning this if the problem arises?
No... read on.
>I have a new
>TP and used "floppy=thinkpad" - which you don't want on the new ones (it
>makes them behave like old thinkpads not passed the "thinkpad" option).
>IIRC it was when dinstall asked for the 2nd disk so if it could detect the
It's called 'dbootstrap' now.
>error and say "if you are using a thinkpad, try supplying (or removing)..."
Unfortunately, it's the kernel which loads the rootdisk. With a split
boot/root as in potato, people will get the error much sooner.
Our only hope is that people read the documentation. Or kernel
hacking, which is not something I wanna do.
.....Adam Di Carlo....adam@onShore.com.....<URL:http://www.onShore.com/>