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    SubjectRe: 2.1.106 CRC error solved!

    Yes it boots OK using "0" and "0x10"


    On 14-Jun-98 Linus Torvalds wrote:
    > In article <XFMail.980614061224.manolow@step.es>,
    > Manuel J. Galan <manolow@step.es> wrote:
    >>
    >>As I suspected the new A20 GATE handling code was to blame...
    >
    > Oh, well.. That code provably makes the A20 handling work correctly at
    > least on one laptop, but I guess the "guaranteed to be unused" location
    > isn't.
    >
    >>roll back the changes that patch-2.1.106 does in
    >>
    >> linux/arch/i386/boot/setup.S
    >> linux/arch/i386/kernel/head.S
    >>
    >>and you are done...
    >
    > Before rolling back, can you tell me whether you can instead use some
    > other location, like 0? So the code in arch/i386/boot/setup.S would use
    > the constants "0" and "0x10" instead of using "0x7c00" and "0x7c10" to
    > verify that we have correctly switched the A20 line on..
    >
    > Linus
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    ~~~
    Manuel J. Galan <manolow@step.es>
    Sent on 14-Jun-98.
    ~~~
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