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From: Jerry A! <jerry@×××××××.org>
To: gentoo-dev@××××××××××.org
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] Installing 1.0-rc6-r9 on Vaio Laptop
Date: Wed, 05 Sep 2001 06:40:59
In Reply to: [gentoo-dev] Installing 1.0-rc6-r9 on Vaio Laptop by Christian Hergl
1 On Wed, Sep 05, 2001 at 10:44:12AM +0200, Christian Hergl wrote:
2 : Greetings list,
3 :
4 : two days ago I started to install the r9 build of the rc6 on my Sony
5 : Vaio N505X. Special Problem: It only got ONE PCMCIA slot, where the
6 : cdrom hooks in. Here are some remarks about during and after installing:
7 :
8 : 1. Problem: Got a pcmcia network card and a pcmcia cdrom. The cd image
9 : boots fine, but... can't mount the cdrom (isn't recognized by the kernel
10 : after it takes control, though the ramdisk loads fine). So I wanted to
11 : go over a fat or ntfs partition. Suprise: the gentoo kernel can't mount
12 : any other filesystem.
14 Google is your friend. This issue has been covered many times and has
15 many web pages devoted to it. Short answer, add "ide1=0x180,0x386" to
16 your kernel parameters when booting.
18 --Jerry
20 name: Jerry Alexandratos || Open-Source software isn't a
21 phone: 571.275.9795 || matter of life or death...
22 email: jerry@×××××××.org || ...It's much more important
23 || than that!