keesan at sdf.lonestar.org
Fri Jan 13 11:10:59 EST 2006
On Fri, 13 Jan 2006, Ken Martwick wrote:
> I have installed the new BL-3.40 on a Gateway PII HDD
> and it works flawlessly. Xvesa worke well "out-of-the-box"
> and does not require any special booting or BIOS setup.
> An exceptionally well-integrated package, Steven!
> As an experiment, BL-3.40 was also tested on an HP Athlon.
> Booting was a problem, because the 2.2.x kernels see the
> first (only) HDD as /dev/hde. so the "rc" script had to
> be changed and an "hde1" device node added. After that,
> it boots, but so far, Xvesa just produces a black screen.
I also needed hde1 for a PCMCIA CF adaptor in a desktop computer with
added PCMCIA controller, where hda and hdb are hard disks, hdc CD-ROM
drive, hdd IDE zip drive. Please add it to the next version.
What do the 2.2 kernels see as hda in your Athlon?
> The video is VIA.
> Ken Martwick
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