Subject: Re: i386 boot blocks no longer work?
To: Rob Healey <email@example.com>
From: Gary D. Duzan <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 10/25/1995 17:46:36
In Message <199510250550.AAA02970@kas.helios.mn.org> ,
email@example.com (Rob Healey) wrote:
=> Tried to use boot blocks created from Oct. 22 sup and all I
=> got were boot loops right after the sector was loaded from
=> the floppy. disklabel'd some old boot blocks on to the floppy
=> and things worked fine.
=> Anybody sucessfully use the x86 boot blocks lately? Tried on a
=> couple of generic PC's all had the same result.
I just booted off them this morning. Of course, they wouldn't
make properly without fixing the Makefile so that libkern.o isn't
linked in. But with that done, I installed them to a floppy and it
came up without a hitch. This on a DECpc 466d2 MTE with 16MB, Adaptec
1740, S3-928 VLB.
Gary D. Duzan
Humble Practitioner of the Computer Arts