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SubjectRe: Loadlin 1.6a problem with 2.1.22-24
On Sat, 1 Feb 1997, Jeff Millar wrote:

> I got Loadlin 1.6a as soon as v2.1.22 came out but can't
> get it to work for me. The boot out of DOS into Linux
> still fails with "less than 4MB", this occurs with kernels
> 22, 23 and 24. Loadlin reports version 1.6a on startup so
> I got that right. Recompiling with Borland 3.1 produces the
> same result. I applied the matching kernel patch to 22 but
> assumed it came with 23, 24, correct?
Nope, it dosn't.

> My DOS system is Win95 in command line mode
> Any suggestions?
What I ended up doing was going into arch/i386/kernel/setup.c,
arch/i386/kernel/boot/setup.S, and arch/i386/kernel/boot/compressed/misc.c
and adding #define STANDARD_MEMORY_BIOS_CALL

> jeff
> (Robert A. Yetman)

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