RE: AHA-2940 problem as reported by Max Bell
How about the append="gdth=disable:y" flag in lilo.conf. Does liloconfig
offer to set specific flags. If so, then this just needs to be well
documented in an install readme.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: James Rodgers [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> Sent: Monday, February 14, 2000 7:37 AM
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> Subject: AHA-2940 problem as reported by Max Bell
> I have a homebuilt system at home with an AHA-2940 SCSI adapter.
> Am planning to complete an installation report in a day or two but
> decided to expedite this note in reply to Max's problem.
> I can boot the new Potato installation CD by issuing the following
> command at the boot prompt: linux gdth=disable:y. If this is not
> done, it hangs at the DC930 line.
> Installation of base system continues normally until reboot of the
> base system, then the same problem occurrs once again. At this point,
> boot the base system with the same command: linux gdth=disable:y. This
> proceedure is necessary until a new kernel is built with only the
> desired device drivers.
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