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Boot problem with puppy 1.0.6 on notebook - simple solution.
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PostPosted: Mon 07 Nov 2005, 22:13    Post_subject:  Boot problem with puppy 1.0.6 on notebook - simple solution.  

Hello all,

I've just found a simple solution to the boot problem on my Fujitsu-Siemens C-1020 notebook.
I just "remastered" Puppy using "Setup --> Alienx simple remaster-CD" without changing anything (except removing the hardware setup I had made during startup)

... works great for me, hopefully for you guys too.


Axel.
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PostPosted: Tue 08 Nov 2005, 05:20    Post_subject:  

That's very interesting!
What is different?
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PostPosted: Tue 08 Nov 2005, 18:49    Post_subject:  

[quote="BarryK"]That's very interesting!
What is different?[/quote]

Using the original image (puppy-1.0.6-mozilla.iso) I got the puppy splash screen saying that kernel image 1 could not be found. From here I could not proceed booting.

After remastering on my desktop computer using the Alienx-script, instead of the splash screen a simple console appears offering the 5 boot options. It is also saying the boot CD-ROM type to be "non-emulation booting".

I don't really know about the boot process in Linux but as the script seems to generate also a new image.gz I assume that it has to do with that.

I had a similar problem using Kanotix-live-CD some month ago. Kano then offered a patch for the ISO-file that exchanged the boot image to "old boot image". It then worked without problems.

Does this information help you?

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PostPosted: Tue 08 Nov 2005, 19:43    Post_subject:  

No...
Can you kindly let me know the contents of the new isolinux.cfg file on the CD?
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PostPosted: Tue 08 Nov 2005, 19:53    Post_subject:  

BarryK wrote:
No...
Can you kindly let me know the contents of the new isolinux.cfg file on the CD?


Here it is:

------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
default 2
display boot.msg
prompt 1
timeout 600

label 0
localboot 0x80
label a
localboot 0x00
label q
localboot -1
label 1
kernel vmlinuz
append root=/dev/ram0 initrd=image.gz ramdisk_size=13092 PFILE=pup007-none-262144 NORAM=no
label 2
kernel vmlinuz
append root=/dev/ram0 initrd=image.gz ramdisk_size=13092 PFILE=no NORAM=no
label 3
kernel vmlinuz
append root=/dev/ram0 initrd=image.gz acpi=off ramdisk_size=13092 PFILE=pup007-none-262144 NORAM=no
label 4
kernel vmlinuz
append root=/dev/ram0 initrd=image.gz acpi=off ramdisk_size=13092 PFILE=no NORAM=no
label 5
kernel vmlinuz
append root=/dev/ram0 initrd=image.gz ramdisk_size=13092 PFILE=cd NORAM=no
------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
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