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Re: Rescue disk and Thinkpads (problem identified).

Rob Browning <rlb@cs.utexas.edu> wrote:
> Bruce Perens <bruce-4195@debian.novare.net> writes:

> > Install a bzImage kernel on the hard disk using LILO, and see if it will
> > boot. If it boots, it's only a problem with the floppy bootstrap. All of
> > our kernels are bzImage, so that should be easy to test.

> Tried it, and it hangs when booting bzImage from the hard drive too.

> -- 
> Rob

Well, i had trouble booting a toshiba tecra with bzImages except via
loadlin.  The solution was to use a simple zImage instead of the
bzImage.  Now, lilo, syslinux, etc all work.

Good Luck,

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Univ of Wisconsin-Madison		edwalter@students.wisc.edu
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