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debian 0.91 Gateway2000 4DX2-66V, and rc.serial

Re: debian 0.91 install failed with Gateway2000 4DX2-66V, I had said:

> Seemed to install OK.  However, attempting to boot from the boot disk
> made during the installation process got me the following messages:
>   [...]
>   Starting daemons: chron update
>   Configuring serial ports...tpqic02:Unexpected interrupt, stat == 50
>   tpqic02:Unexpected interrupt, stat == 50 (and repeated 20 more times)

(note -- I had previously run SLS and Slackware on the Gateway with no

Then, "James A. Robinson" <jimr@simons-rock.edu> said:

> About the serial problem...
> Tell him to boot off the floppy, mount -t ext2 the harddrive, and go
> in and mv rc.serial to something else, like old.rc.serial. [...]

I tried that with the Gateway, and it booted OK.

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