Re: Resc1440 Floppy locks up during install of Debian 2.0
On Fri, 25 Sep 1998, Noel Yap wrote:
: Dave White wrote:
: > The Rescue/boot floppy locks up after the following:
: > Loading root.bin ............
: > Loading linux .........
: > < here is where it locks up
: > -I've formatted three different floppies
: > -downloaded resc1440.bin from two different sites
: > -tried "linux floppy=thinkpad" with same result
: You neglected to say what your system actually was. If it's a ThinkPad,
: try using the "Tecra" disk images. You shouldn't need to use the
: `floppy=thinkpad' option on the more recent ThinkPads.
On very recent Thinkpads (a 380Z I just got Thursday) the tecra boot
disk causes a "A20 gating failed" error on boot. The normal rescue disk
image just just the looping reboot we're used to :)
I haven't yet had time to investigate this further.
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