Re: Installation with BT-930
You have an interesting problem.
The BIOS on the BT-930 is responsible for booting the kernel. It is doing
that just fine. However, the kernel doesn't know about the BT-930, and it
can't do anything once booted.
** The BT-930 is not supported by the bootable CD-ROM.
On Sun, Sep 28, 1997 at 06:40:14PM +0200, Andreas Tille wrote [edited
> K6-200, BT-930, ASUS TX97-XE, Matrox-Millenium, IBM SCSI-DCAS 34330,
> Plextor SCSI-CDROM, IOMEGA-ZIP SCSI intern, 64MB SDRAM
> Well I tried the 2.0.30 special installation diskettes which should
> work with Buslogic Flashpoint controllers but should crash often.
> Yes I veryfied that they crash ... :-(((
> The last words were:
> Started kswapd v 126.96.36.199
> FDC 0 is a post-1991
> md driver 0.35 MAX_MD_DEV=4, MAX_REAL=8
> It seems that after this the SCSI controller is to be initialized.
I don't follow you here. The kernel actually stopped after initalizing
the md driver? Which image was this, exactly?
> Using the standard diskettes the next lines are:
> Failed initialization of WD-7000 SCSI card!
> PPA: unable to initialise controller at 0x378, error 2
> scsi : 0 hosts
> scsi : detected total.
> but I think the error message is connected with failing to initialize
> the parallel port zipdrive which I havn't because using an internal
> SCSI Zipdrive. Or is this the point???
You're getting error messages because you don't have that hardware installed.
It is normal behavior.
You _should_ be able to use the 2.0.30 "special" images. If those don't
work (please confirm), let me know and I will compile a custom kernel for
you to put on the rescue disk.
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