Re: Toshiba Satellite Boot problems
On Wed, Nov 15, 2000 at 08:25:24PM -0500, Adam Di Carlo wrote:
> email@example.com writes:
> > I have gotten ahold of 3 Toshiba Satellite T1960CS/200 Laptop
> > computers. I wanted to install Debian on it, but I have had
> > problems with the boot disk. I have used the Potato Stable version,
> > and have tried the Normal, Compact, and IDEPCI boot disk. The
> > Normal and IDEPCI give me a "boot failure" on the screen, and will
> > do nothing else, the Compact seems like it is going to boot, but
> > then switches and tries to boot off of the hard drive.
> Woah, that's the first report I've had which sounds pretty firmly to
> be a syslinux problem. Do you think you could email the syslinux
> maintainer? Use <firstname.lastname@example.org>, I've CC'd 'em.
Come to mention it, I've had problems with the potato boot disk too, on a
Toshiba 490CDT. It won't boot off the CD, just doesn't see it, if I recall
correctly. Other CDs (e.g. slink, what I originally installed Debian off)
boot fine, so I thought it might have just been a poor quality CD. But when
I checked it on someone else's computer, it booted fine on their computer.
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