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Bug#515826: document that virtual_root.force_probe=1 is required for jensen

clone 515826 -1
reassign -1 installation-guide

On Fri, Aug 21, 2009 at 04:07:57PM -0700, Steve Langasek wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 21, 2009 at 10:29:05PM +0200, Nicolas François wrote:
> > Should it be mentioned in the release notes or in the installation manual?
> > (or both)
> If it affects upgrades (which I had assumed it did), it should go in the
> release notes; since it definitely affects installs it should definitely go
> there as well, in the best case.

I'm attaching a proposed change for the release notes.

I had a look at the installation guide, and it does not contain
virtual_root, so this probably still apply.

Best Regards,
Index: en/upgrading.dbk
--- en/upgrading.dbk	(révision 6862)
+++ en/upgrading.dbk	(copie de travail)
@@ -1277,8 +1277,19 @@
+<section id="eisa-jensen" arch="alpha">
+  <title>EISA bus on Jensen</title>
+  <para>
+    EISA devices may not be detected on Jensen. In order to force probing
+    EISA slots, you can pass
+    <literal>virtual_root.force_probe=<replaceable>1</replaceable></literal>
+    as a kernel option to the <command>aboot</command> prompt or in
+    <filename>/etc/aboot.conf</filename>)
+  </para>
 <section id="nownownow">
 <title>Things to do before rebooting</title>

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