Subject: Re: Boot Floppy Available
To: the Riz <>
From: Perry E. Metzger <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 10/20/1997 15:54:50
the Riz writes:
> Well, it seems very close to working on my Alphastation 255, 128M RAM.  I
> got it to boot (REALLY slowly... about 5 minutes to load the
> kernel),

We had this problem when we started out with i386 compressed boot
floppies. It turned out we were reading sector at a time instead of
track at a time -- dramatically altered performance because the thing
ended up having to spin once for every sector :(

Bet you may have something to fix there, Curt.