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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: David Holland <>
To: John Nemeth <>
Subject: Re: port-i386/26373 (Booting install CD hangs)
Date: Mon, 1 Dec 2008 05:31:03 +0000

 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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