* Marcel Ritter <Marcel.Ritter(a)rrze.uni-erlangen.de> [Apr 22. 2002 18:22]:
On Mon, 22 Apr 2002, Anas Nashif wrote:
* Marcel Ritter
<Marcel.Ritter(a)rrze.uni-erlangen.de> [Apr 22. 2002 18:12]:
Why do you need a floppy image with PXE?
> > To boot with all modules you need to use the images available in
> > suse/images/boot on the first CD.
> That's exactly what I missed :-) If I recall correctly on SuSE 7.3 I had
> to hack it myself - if it's already done on SuSE 8.0 -> great :-)
Not really, these files has always been there :-) That is exactly what
we need to create the bootable CDs...
If you say so :-)
... first installation is running - one little problem:
How to I load aic7xxx_old instead of aic7xxx (which causes some trouble
with my controller)? I had a look at the docu but I couldn't find anything
similar to the ALICE insmod list.
You can either add insmod=aic7xxx_old on the
command line or have
a linuxrc conf file (info) on the boot media with the keyword insmod
just as it was possible with earlier versions.
I see - so it's the same as it was with ALICE.
Not exactly, it is the same as it was with autoyast1.
There is another, still untested way to load modules..
In the bootloader directive of the control file you can add a list of
initrd modules, i.e.
The problem is, by the time this is evaluated, aic7xxx is already
Another way to do it is to use the pre-install scripts, by using
I am not 100% sure this will work though.
Anas Nashif <nashif(a)suse.com>om>, SuSE Linux AG
Montreal (Laval), Canada