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Bug#105451: update

tags 105451 + potato

Andrew Young <aty@sciences.sdsu.edu> writes:

> It appears that the "compact" flavor has no support for serial
> ports.

It does in unstable.  Please try the unstable version, that is,
boot-floppies 3.0.7 or better.

> Probably I could have avoided all this trouble by trying the "vanilla"
> flavor to start with; but Chapter 5 of the Installation manual gives no
> indication that serial support is missing from "compact"; it just talks
> about other less-basic driver categories.  So I suggest that this issue
> be dealt with in the section on "Choosing a kernel".

It was a kernel bug in Potato if the compact kernel didn't have
serial, a bug which has since been fixed.

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

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