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Re: daily builds with 2.6.18-3 fail to boot on SATA cdrom



On Monday 04 December 2006 18:16, Free Ekanayaka wrote:
> |--==> Frans Pop writes:
>   FP> On Monday 04 December 2006 14:02, Free Ekanayaka wrote:
>   >>both i386 and amd64 images of the latest daily builds will fail
>   >>booting (the BIOS try to boot from CDROM, but fails and skips it)
>   >>on this CDROM:
>
>   FP> How and where exactly does it fail?
>
> It simply tries  to  boot from the  CD-ROM  reader (I can see  the led
> flashing), but it  fails and skip to  the next device (hard  disk), as
> for example an audio CD disk with no boot sector was inserted.
>
>   FP> Any messages at all?
>
> No messages.
>
>   FP> Do you get the initial boot splash screen?
>
> No.
>
>   FP> Any BIOS options you can try changing?
>
> I'm not  sure, replacing the SATA  CD-ROM with  a  IDE one,  makes d-i
> happy and boot painlessly. I don't know  exactly if there something to
> set in the BIOS.. has somebody some experience here?
>
>   FP> Does a Sarge installation CD boot correctly (which release did
> you try)?
>
> I did test it, but I'll check 3.1r4 out.
>
>   FP> Does an Etch RC1 installation CD boot correctly?
>
> No, it fails as well, same behaviour.

OK. These answers probably make it an syslinux issue rather than a kernel 
issue. Moving this thread to the debian-cd list. Please follow up there 
from now on (Reply-to set).

Cheers,
FJP

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