Re: "EBDA too big"
On Tue, 4 Sep 2001 21:41, Muth, Oliver wrote:
> because potato ran fine on my older IPC Topnote H
> I tried to install the woody snapshot from July 20 on my brandnew IPC
> Magicnote U (a Uniwill N340S8 clone) Laptop.
> After recompiling the kernel, changing lilo.conf and executing lilo I get
> the following error message when booting:
> "EBDA too big" printed right after "LILO 21.7-5 Loading Linux"
Please make the following change to /usr/share/misc/magic as described in bug
report 106898. Then run "file" on the kernel and see if it is the right type
Here is the first three lines of the Linux kernel recognition. The third line
used to check for =0x201, the correct check is for >=0x200 (which is the check
performed by lilo). The magic file should match lilo's checks for this to
in debugging lilo problems.
# Linux kernel boot images (i386 arch) (Wolfram Kleff)
514 string HdrS Linux kernel
>510 leshort 0xAA55 x86 boot executable
>>518 leshort >=0x200
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