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    SubjectRe: > 1 meg bzImage
    On Tue, 10 Aug 1999, H. Peter Anvin wrote:

    > Robert de Bath wrote:
    > >
    > > On Mon, 9 Aug 1999, H. Peter Anvin wrote:
    > >
    > > > Robert de Bath wrote:
    > > > >
    > > > > Please could one (or four) of the floppy minors be mapped onto the
    > > > > first IDE LS-120 drive or sda1-4 of a Zip drive for multi-system boot
    > > > > 'super-'floppies because otherwise it's _impossible_ to predict which
    > > > > device the floppy drive will be so we can't mount root!
    > > > >
    > > >
    > > > initrd.
    > > Yes, but how do you tell it's a floppy?
    > > It ain't anywhere in /proc that I can see.
    > >
    >
    > Sure it is:
    >
    > /proc/ide/ide*/hd*/media
    Ah, I see a bug! I'd guess that something has a problem getiing it's mind
    around the fact that an IDE interface can appear in mid flight :-)


    --
    Rob. (Robert de Bath <http://poboxes.com/rdebath>)
    <rdebath @ poboxes.com> <http://www.cix.co.uk/~mayday>


    Script started on Tue Aug 10 18:39:54 1999
    p2(root@debian)/root# mdir d:
    Volume in drive D has no label
    Volume Serial Number is 0000-0001
    Directory for D:/

    unixto~1 <DIR> 12-15-1998 18:34 Unix tools
    scotoo~1 <DIR> 12-15-1998 18:35 SCO tools
    dostoo~1 <DIR> 12-15-1998 18:35 DOS tools
    dist <DIR> 12-30-1998 18:11 Dist
    telix <DIR> 01-17-1999 17:59
    w95too~1 <DIR> 12-15-1998 18:36 W95 tools
    stuff <DIR> 12-30-1998 18:17 Stuff
    msc <DIR> 01-17-1999 18:03
    floppies <DIR> 04-11-1999 13:34
    9 file(s) 0 bytes
    28 579 840 bytes free

    p2(root@debian)/root# hdparm -i /dev/hdc

    /dev/hdc:
    HDIO_GET_MULTCOUNT failed: Input/output error

    Model=LS-120 SLIM 02 UHD Floppy, FwRev=0011K14G, SerialNo=84A00218
    Config={ Removeable nonMagnetic }
    RawCHS=0/0/0, TrkSize=0, SectSize=0, ECCbytes=0
    BuffType=0(?), BuffSize=0kB, MaxMultSect=0
    DblWordIO=no, maxPIO=2(fast), DMA=no
    CurCHS=0/0/0, CurSects=0, LBA=yes, LBAsects=0
    IORDY=yes, tPIO={min:240,w/IORDY:240}, PIO modes:

    p2(root@debian)/root# grep . /proc/ide/ide*/hd*/media
    disk
    p2(root@debian)/root# ls -l /proc/ide/ide*/hd*/media
    -r--r--r-- 1 root root 0 Aug 10 18:41 /proc/ide/ide0/hda/media
    p2(root@debian)/root# cat /proc/devices
    Character devices:
    1 mem
    2 pty
    3 ttyp
    4 ttyS
    5 cua
    7 vcs
    10 misc
    29 fb
    254 pcmcia

    Block devices:
    1 ramdisk
    3 ide0
    9 md
    22 ide1
    p2(root@debian)/root# cat /proc/version
    Linux version 2.2.9 (root@debian) (gcc version 2.7.2.3) #1 Sat May 29 08:59:03 B
    ST 1999
    p2(root@debian)/root# lsmod
    Module Size Used by
    serial_cs 3848 0 (unused)
    serial 34968 0 [serial_cs]
    3c589_cs 6332 1
    ide-floppy 8060 0 (autoclean)
    ide_cs 3132 1
    ds 6144 2 [serial_cs 3c589_cs ide_cs]
    i82365 20756 2
    pcmcia_core 35096 0 [serial_cs 3c589_cs ide_cs ds i82365]
    nls_iso8859-1 2024 1 (autoclean)
    nls_cp437 3548 1 (autoclean)
    vfat 11100 1 (autoclean)
    fat 23912 1 (autoclean) [vfat]
    p2(root@debian)/root# exit

    Script done on Tue Aug 10 18:45:49 1999



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