cvs commit: src/release/ia64 mkisoimages.sh

Wilko Bulte wb at freebie.xs4all.nl
Sun Aug 29 13:24:28 PDT 2004


On Sun, Aug 29, 2004 at 07:52:33PM +0000, Marcel Moolenaar wrote..
> marcel      2004-08-29 19:52:33 UTC
> 
>   FreeBSD src repository
> 
>   Modified files:
>     release/ia64         mkisoimages.sh 
>   Log:
>   Put the ispfw.ko module on the EFI boot partition when creating a
>   bootable ISO. HP machines (like the rx2600) that (also) have isp(4)
>   may have a non-standard firmware on the controller. Our isp(4) driver
>   is not able to work with those and even panics. This makes installing
>   FreeBSD rather impossible. By adding the ispfw.ko module, we give the
>   user a chance to upload a certified firmware onto the card and so make
>   it possible to either use the isp(4) successfully or otherwise avoid
>   the panic.

Neat! I have the distinct feeling I know the box where this needs to be
tested on ;)

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Wilko Bulte				wilko at FreeBSD.org


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