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fw: Re: cursing my yboot'd Lombard (forw from cmiller@surfsouth.com)

On Mon, Nov 06, 2000 at 01:44:45PM +0100, Geert Uytterhoeven wrote:
> On Mon, 6 Nov 2000, Chad Miller wrote:
> > I suspect he means to set the bootloader (yaboot) to initialize those
> > values.  
> But once you ran e.g. X, the problem may reappear.

That's true.  I'm basing my hunch that it'll work on X' current tendancy
not to fix it when it's broken (=booted with yaboot) and not to break it
when it's working (=booted with BootX).  Sure, I'm being optimistic in
expecting X to restore things as it found them.

The kernel should do all the initialization it needs, of course.

						- chad

Chad Miller <cmiller@surfsouth.com>   URL: http://web.chad.org/   (GPG)
"Any technology distinguishable from magic is insufficiently advanced".
First corollary to Clarke's Third Law (Jargon File, v4.2.0, 'magic')

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