6.0-BETA5 and Ultra 1 !?
marius at alchemy.franken.de
Tue Oct 25 05:57:39 PDT 2005
On Wed, Oct 19, 2005 at 12:33:45PM +0200, Gheorghe Ardelean wrote:
> On Wed, 19 Oct 2005, Marius Strobl wrote:
> > On Wed, Oct 19, 2005 at 03:55:56AM +0200, Gheorghe Ardelean wrote:
> > >
> > >
> > > Hi Marius,
> > >
> > > Thank you for your tip. It works now!
> > > Booting a new loader with "make LOADER_GZIP_SUPPORT=no" solved the
> > > problem. I can definitely boot from the onboard SCSI disc.
> > >
> > > What we need to make this work also with installation ISO?
> > There's no simple way to modifiy an existing install ISO so it
> > will boot on an U1 and install a loader that is able to boot
> > from a disk attached to the on-board controller. It's proably
> > easier to build a custom install ISO with gzipfs disabled or
> > a patch with a proper workaround in the first place.
> > If you meant what it would take to get either of it into
> > the 6.0-R ISOs it's most likely too late; I don't think that
> > changes allowing U1 (which are not yet properly supported
> > anyway due to lack of drivers for the on-board NIC and CG6
> > cards) to boot would be accepted this late in the release
> > cycle.
> I don't expect to see this in 6.0-R. Now that you provided a solution for
> this problem it's ok. I am satisfied with this, but I am thinking that in
> the future it would be nice to provide such an "out of the box" solution with
> the ISO.
I just committed a workaround for this problem. I plan to MFC it
in one month so it should be part of 6.1 and onward releases.
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