Subject: Re: Floppy and EB164's
To: Chris G. Demetriou <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Daniel Carosone <email@example.com>
Date: 11/09/1999 20:25:48
Chris G. Demetriou writes:
> Robert Elz <kre@munnari.OZ.AU> writes:
> > or the old SRMs do some init of the nvram that the newer ones
> > don't do, or don't do properly (that's the kind of bug I can
> > believe would not be found easily by the SRM developers, as they
> > quite possibly never tested on a system which hadn't moved up
> > through the SRM versions in sequence).
> I'd bet on this.
Whatever the reasons, I can now add two more datapoints; both boards
now correctly boot without amnesia after doing 5.4 -> 4.9 -> 5.5
They also seem to shut down to SRM properly.
I did have one problem, however: at least the 4.9 fwupdate would only
work when run with a vga console; on serial it failed to get input.