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Re: Anyway to update the kernel image used by Anaconda?



On Tue, 2005-03-15 at 22:02 -0600, Joe Sanders wrote:
> I have a sager9860 laptop which indicates it uses a Promise TX2plus
> controller...I was hoping that the FC4T1 would be able to "see" the
> PATA disk I have installed (gentoo and yoper-2.2 can) however, it
> fails (just like FC3 does) when it comes to the point of partitioning
> the disks as it fails to detect any...it loads the sata_promise kernel
> module, however, in the gentoo & yoper installation kernels an updated
> libata patch is applied to the mainline 2.6.10 kernel which adds the
> ability for the kernel to work with this controller (the kernel option
> is: CONFIG_SCSI_PATA_PDC2027X).

If thats an option that should be enabled, and you can justify it, a
Bugzilla ticket for it might be useful

To rebuild anaconda however,
http://rau.homedns.org/twiki/bin/view/Anaconda/AnacondaDocumentationProject has got a good guide
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