I have encountered a problem when I try to boot new builds of Linux versions
1.3.46 and .47; the build process appears to complete cleanly, and produces
the zImage file with no problems. However, when I copy this to a floppy and
attempt to boot, after the `Loading...' message, all that happens is a letter
`d' is printed in the top left corner of the screen and the entire system
hangs. I haven't experienced this problem with the last release of the kernel
I built, 1.3.20. Any ideas?
The other problem I'd like some advice on is regarding my CD drive. This is a
Toshiba quad speed, connected as the slave drive on the first IDE channel. No
problems using this with MS/DOG, but when Linux boots (1.3.20 that is) it
says that the drive is confused because it's trying to move data in the wrong
direction (looking for an initialisation sequence, perhaps?) Any ideas?
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