Bug#38609: marked as done ([slink] problems installing from DOS)
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Package: install from a dos partition
version: slink 2.1 stable
scsi: my hard drive at least is IDE
network card: none
when I run the install program it says can't load initial consol
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Subject: bugs closed in potato boot-floppies
From: Adam Di Carlo <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 26 Mar 2000 04:59:40 -0500
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We believe that the bug you reported has been fixed in the potato
boot-floppies, such as version 2.2.8 or higher.
Note that many boot problems are fixed in 2.2.8 since they use the 2.2
kernels. There are many additional flavors of kernels for i386 as
In some cases, bugs are closed due to lack of feedback from the user.
Many problems are also fixed by the inclusion of new packages from
Potato, such as makedev, modconf, etc.
The management of the boot sector has also changed, which solves many
We encourage you to test the potato boot-floppies on your system. If
your problem persists, please either respond to debian-boot and CC
your original bug and we will reopen the bug, or else submit a new bug
against the boot-floppies package.
Thanks so much for helping to improve the debian installation system.
.....Adam Di Carlo....adam@onShore.com.....<URL:http://www.onShore.com/>