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Re: port-i386/26373 (Booting install CD hangs)
On Sun, Nov 30, 2008 at 11:08:30AM -0800, John Nemeth wrote:
> } Is this still a problem? The bootloader's changed quite a bit since 1.6.
> Old Thinkpads didn't like the 2.88 floppy image El Torito boot
> method used in the past (it appeared to only support 1.44 floppy
> image). I have this problem with my Thinkpad. The newer style CD boot
> works fine for me. Looking at all the details in the PR, it appears
> this was the problem. This PR can probably be closed as, even if the
> problem isn't solved, it is a BIOS bug.
That sounds reasonable.
David A. Holland
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