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SubjectRe: VIA chipsets all bad? I think not.
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In message <35F3E6A0.DF61B923@paradoxisp.net>, David Meyer writes:
+-----
| *cough* I wasn't trying to start a distribution war!! In fact, I love redhat'
+--->8
Same here; my point was that whatever is going on isn't likely to be
distribution- or kernel-version-specific. Compilation options and/or driver
versions are where I would look. (In fact, if anyone has some suggestions
as to how I can get Hamm to boot on speaker, I'm listening with both ears.)

| The disk booted...it brought up the redhat menu, but after uncompressing the
| kernel it failed to load it.
+--->8

I had that problem on speaker as well at one point... I was using the floppy
controller on a Promise EIDE2300Plus card (I vastly prefer SCSI, but I had
some IDE disks sitting around and was then unemployed so didn't have money).
I added my old BusLogic BT-445C into the system and used its floppy
controller, and the floppy worked fine after that.

Moral: there are some f***ed-up floppy controllers out there.

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brandon s. allbery [os/2][linux][solaris][japh] allbery@kf8nh.apk.net
system administrator [WAY too many hats] allbery@ece.cmu.edu
electrical and computer engineering KF8NH
carnegie mellon university



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