tags 105451 + potato
Andrew Young <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> It appears that the "compact" flavor has no support for serial
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....email@example.com.....<URL:http://www.onshored.com/>