Re: The lilo problem
On Sat, May 20, 2000 at 10:38:37AM +1000, Hamish Moffatt wrote:
> On Fri, May 19, 2000 at 05:10:55PM -0400, Mike Bilow wrote:
> > I personally cannot think of any logical reason why it is desirable to
> > have a zImage instead of a bzImage kernel, unless the machine is broken.
> And broken machines are a good enough reason, IMHO. My Toshiba laptop
> requires zImage kernels, and so did my previous noname clone desktop.
Still? My Dell laptop requires zImage kernels from the 2.0.x series,
but works fine with bzImage kernels from 2.2.x.
It was my understanding that the problem was caused by a bug in
switching to protected mode in these machines' BIOSes, and that a
workaround exists in the startup code for 2.2.x.