Sarge installer beta3 issues
I have a slightly dodgey CD-ROM drive in an older machine - it works
fine, so long as DMA isn't enabled. I have managed to get it to boot
once so far - only in expert mode, and when asked about enabling loading
modules, I removed alot of uneeded ones, and entered "nodma" in the
"piix" module params (it's a PIIX based mobo).
A clear option to disable dma would be nice - using the normal methods
of kernel parameters didn't work. That is, at the boot prompt "linux
hdc=nodma" and "linux nodma" didn't work.
Advice would be appreciated. I don't need to install on this machine - I
was just playing with the new installer. It's rather pretty - nice work all!