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Re: Firing up a Dell Latitude XPi

On Sat, 29 Jan 2000, Adam Di Carlo wrote:

NOTE: It seem that the problem solved in more current boot floppies. 
 -- Henrik

> >I saw your posting in the Debian mailinglist archives on:
> >
> >http://www.debian.org/Lists-Archives/debian-boot-9911/msg00899.html
> >
> >I would like to know how to use potato bootdisks to install slink.
> We don't officially support this but I'm happy to do what I can so
> another Debian user can be converted over to the One True
> Distro(TM). :)

I kind of had the feeling that it wasnt supported, but its possible? Ive
used Debian for 1.5 years, and I absolutely love it! No need to convert ;)

> >The problem Im encountering is that when I reach "Color or Monochrome
> >display" (?), the whole display is slided horizontally. This gives half of
> >the ansi window of each side of the screen. Im kind of new to Linux on
> >laptops, so I dont know if I should use any arguments to the boot loader
> >on the boot floppies.
> Eh?  Really?  Try again with 2.2.5 potato boot-floppies or better.
> This definately should not occur.  Please let us know if it does --
> maybe a bad bug?

I used the current of todays date, from the potato branch. It seems to
I have to go to bed for today, so I havent really tried to install
anything, but as stated above, the problem I issued before isnt in the new
boot floppies.

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

Thanks for pointing me out in the right direction!

Henrik Holmboe

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