Re: Feb 20 boot disk problems
On Tue 24 Mar 1998, Chris Fearnley wrote:
> During an installation from the Feb 20 boot disks I ran into several
I also have some additional comments I scribbled on a piece of paper
while trying the install last week:
- What's with All the Gratuitious Capital Letters in the steps?
C: Initialize and Activate a swap partition
Maybe it's meant to make it clearer what's going on, but to me it
> First, much of the explanatory material doesn't fit on the screen.
> And there seems to be no way to scroll to read the rest of these messages!
You mean like the message:
swap partition. If you absolutely insist on doing without a swap partition,
and that's it, a trailing comma and nothing more...
- Searching for the rescue1440.bin file does the wrong thing. I'm not
exactly sure what went wrong, but I recall it was looking in all the
wrong places, and extremely slowly at that.
- There is no description for the ip_alias module.
- The message
Determining next step
appears and immediately disappears again. The screen then remains
blank (blue) for quite a while, and then the procedure continues. This
- There is no parameter documentation for the hisax module. Contact me
if help is needed at this point, although the info is available as
linux/Documentation/isdn/README.HiSax in the kernel sources.
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