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RE: RE: Kernel 2.2 and aboot



Question,

What patches ?
Where are they ?

Thanks

Iain

> ----------
> From: 	tom@farpoint.tron.net[SMTP:tom@farpoint.tron.net]
> Reply To: 	axp-list@redhat.com
> Sent: 	15 March 1999 7:39 
> To: 	axp-list@redhat.com; 'axp-list@redhat.com'
> Subject: 	Re: RE: Kernel 2.2 and aboot
> 
> That did it! I got the aboot-0.5-7.src.rpm from redhat, untarred the aboot
> tarball, applied the 4 patches and then 
> remade aboot. Tested it first with a 2.0.34 kernel with no problem and
> then
> installed the 2.2.3 generic kernel from the
> Digital FTP site. It booted that just fine. Now I can do a three-finger
> reboot
> and no 'explosions.'
> 
> Many thanks,
> 
> Tom Langlye
> > You need to use aboot-0.5-7
> > 
> > JJ
> > 	----------
> > 	From: 	tom@farpoint.tron.net[SMTP:tom@farpoint.tron.net]
> > 	Reply To: 	axp-list@redhat.com
> > 	Sent: 	Monday, March 15, 1999 11:03 AM
> > 	To: 	axp-list@redhat.com
> > 	Subject: 	Kernel 2.2 and aboot
> > 
> > 	I have installed RH5.2 on a Digital Server 3305 (Noritake) and will
> > shortly
> > 	 install it on a 5305 (Rawhide) and have not
> > 	 been able to get aboot to load after I build a 2.2.3 kernel.  Aboot
> > issues the
> > 	 message 'block-size smaller than expected!"
> > 	 and then quits. Reinstalling a 2.0 kernel works fine, but still has
> > the problem
> > 	 of not being able to do a shutdown -r now
> > 	 correctly (corrected in 2.2). Also the 5305 is an SMP and would
> > like to play
> > 	 with that under 2.2.  Any ideas where the
> > 	 current aboot lives, David M's site seems to be empty.
> > 
> > 	 Regards,
> > 	 Tom
> > 	 Langley
> > 
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