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Is scsi detect fixed for alpha 2?
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xoo_pup

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PostPosted: Mon 26 Nov 2007, 21:32    Post_subject:  Is scsi detect fixed for alpha 2?  

Alpha 1 (puppy-4.00alpha3.90-k2.6.21.7) couldnt find my scsi drive.
I boot from ide and then mount scsi.

Pup 2.17 can mount scsi.
Alpha1 doesnt even acknowledge its existence.

Is that fixed in alpha 2?
pup is a real slow download, so i dont want to bother trying till the scsi problem is fixed.

On a separate note, is 4.0 able to upgrade from 2.17 save file.
Save file is backed up on scsi.

Thanx
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BarryK
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PostPosted: Tue 27 Nov 2007, 03:37    Post_subject: Re: Is scsi detect fixed for alpha 2?  

xoo_pup wrote:
Alpha 1 (puppy-4.00alpha3.90-k2.6.21.7) couldnt find my scsi drive.
I boot from ide and then mount scsi.

Pup 2.17 can mount scsi.
Alpha1 doesnt even acknowledge its existence.

Is that fixed in alpha 2?
pup is a real slow download, so i dont want to bother trying till the scsi problem is fixed.

On a separate note, is 4.0 able to upgrade from 2.17 save file.
Save file is backed up on scsi.

Thanx

Dingo alpha1 and alpha2 has a cutdown zdrv file and probably a driver needed for your scsi drive is missing.
Dingo alpha releases should not be used to upgrade any existing pup_save files.
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xoo_pup

Joined: 11 Jul 2007
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PostPosted: Tue 27 Nov 2007, 13:38    Post_subject:  

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Dingo alpha1 and alpha2 has a cutdown zdrv file and probably a driver needed for your scsi drive is missing.
>>

Finding drives is kinda critical to usage....maybe even more important than an app that can be petted. Both my hd and cd can't be found.

Is there an expanded zdrv that can be gotten to replace the cut down one?

Thanx
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BarryK
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PostPosted: Tue 27 Nov 2007, 21:00    Post_subject:  

Yes, there will be a full zdrv that I'll upload soon.
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