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Re: port-i386/26373 (Booting install CD hangs)

The following reply was made to PR port-i386/26373; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: (John Nemeth)
Subject: Re: port-i386/26373 (Booting install CD hangs)
Date: Sun, 30 Nov 2008 11:08:30 -0800

 On Mar 18, 12:11am, wrote:
 } Synopsis: Booting install CD hangs
 } State-Changed-From-To: open->feedback
 } State-Changed-By:
 } State-Changed-When: Sun, 30 Nov 2008 12:03:38 +0000
 } State-Changed-Why:
 } 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.
 }-- End of excerpt from

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