On Mon, 2004-05-31 at 13:17, Alan Cox wrote:
On Mon, May 31, 2004 at 12:45:52PM -0700, Alan wrote:
> Just wondering if it is worth my time. (Since I will have to grab the
> cd ISOs instead of the DVD one I already have.)
The pci=off crash was fixed.
I did not get a crash, just ungodly slowness with any storage device on
the PCMCIA slot.
> It would be nice to me able to use something other than Redhat
7.3 on my
> Sony Vaio 505ve. (Hacked far beyond warranty.)
RH8/9/FC1/FC2 should all work on it.
You need the pci=off just for the initial install to work around the vanishing
CD-ROM drive problem. Fixing that requires someone writes IDE controller hot
unplugging support for 2.6. That isn't trivial to do although 2.6 finally makes
I tested with FC1 and got the described slow behaviour. I will try it
again and see what happens.
We are living in the "interesting times" the fortune cookies warned us