Re: Promise Ultra 66
>>>>> "Ray" == Ray <J.H.M.> writes:
Ray> On Fri, Mar 17, 2000 at 21:32:35 -0800, Brian Lavender wrote:
>> but it just flashes the characters
Ray> That's from the Master Boot Record program.
>> I also tried booting with a floppy with IDE support, but it won't
>> detect it either.
Ray> The bootfloppies for Slink don't handle UDMA66. You need to use bootfloppies
Ray> with a kernel on them that's patched for UDMA66 support (using the IDE
Ray> patches from ftp.kernel.org:/pub/linux/kernel/people/hedrick/). I'm not sure
Ray> if potato's bootfloppies (will) support UDMA66.
Oh, so _that_ is what the "ide" kernel is for. I wish the long
description in the package would at least describe what it's for...
Should we create another flavor "ide"?