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Re: I'm a bit pouched

From: Marcus Brinkmann
Subject: Re: I'm a bit pouched
Date: Sun, 23 Sep 2001 19:37:33 +0200
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On Sat, Sep 22, 2001 at 10:15:52AM -0700, James Morrison wrote:
>   Here is the error I am getting on boot: 
> 1 multiboot modules   

You get this?  I get

Loading single multiboot module in compat mode: /boot/serverboot.gz

>  [I press a key(enter)]

Do you?  At least in compat mode it is not needed.  I don't know if the
keyboard is set up at that point (pressinga key to early traps the kernel).
But maybe the problem is in the new bootstrap code anyway.  This is the
condition to enter compat mode:

  if (boot_info.mods_count == 1
      && strchr((char*)phystokv(bmods[0].string), ' ') == 0)

One module (you obviously have that), and no space in the modules line
(after the first non psace character, I think, so no space after


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