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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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