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SubjectRe: New pre-2.0.31 patches..
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In article <linux.kernel.199708050952.LAA05225@boole.fs100.suse.de>,
Dr. Werner Fink <werner@suse.de> wrote:
>>> A few other small points about pre3.
>>
>> 1. The pci.h/3c59x patches were not added. This fixed my 'Unrecognized
>> pci hardware' problem. Find it at
>> http://www.linuxhq.com/patch/20-p0542.html
>>
>> 2. Could it be that the wrong menuconfig patch was added? The pre2 and
>> pre3 have different linux/scripts/Menuconfig patches, and the pre3 causes
>> 'make zImage' to go back into 'make config'. The expr patch successfully
>> now allows integer changes. No .config is created.
>>
>> 3. Are the 'filename.c needs config but has not included config file'
>> going to be removed?
>>
>> 4. Larry M. Augustin's (lma@varesearch.com) memdetect patch was not
>> added. This succeeded in recognizing my 96meg box. I don't see it on
>> linuxhq now, but the 2.0.30 patch worked great.
>
>This last one works for YOU but breaks one OTHER systems the memory
>detection.

I'm curious; what other systems does it break? I don't use lma's
memory patch myself (having a far superior one that I authored),
but since the largest difference between his and mine is that he
uses int15,ah=c7, it shouldn't be failing on other systems.

____
david parsons \bi/ my patch is in a commercial product running on several
\/ hundred av firewall machines; no horrible failures yet.
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