Subject: Re: help with 1.1 install
To: None <>
From: Mike Long <>
List: port-i386
Date: 08/15/1996 10:06:08
>Date: Wed, 14 Aug 1996 22:05:43 -0700
>From: (Charlie Root)
>the installation kernels both panic out when attempting to detect the floppy drive, just af
>grrr.. damn machine is going nuts here..
>anyhow.. after it loads the fdc0, it immediately panics and reboots

What was the panic message?

>i tried a 1.2 beta kernel, and that booted ok.. but had a spaz when i ran
>mountd (well when rc ran mountd)

Does it work without mountd?  The NFS server code isn't built into
install kernels.  Disable mountd by setting the appropriate flag in

>anyhow.. my hardware is as follows:
>486-dlc50   cyrix
>32 megs mem
>sounblaster pnp card, with built in ide controller
>ide multi i/o card (primary ide)
>com ports 1,2,3 and lpt1
>wd8003 ethernet card
>hercules gt1002 2 meg dram vlb video

Yank any hardware which you don't need for booting (e.g. the
SoundBlaster) and try again.
Mike Long <>     <URL:>
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