on 13/9/01 2:56 PM, Seth Mos at knuffie@xxxxxxxxx wrote:
> At 14:25 13-9-2001 +0930, Tony Clark wrote:
>> I've seen mention of this a number of times on the list, but haven't managed
>> to dig up a solution. Please excuse my repetition of the issue.
>> I have a stack of SGI 1200's with 2 x P3 cpus. I can successfully use the
>> XFS 1.0 install disk, but the 1.0.1 disk hangs at the AIC7xxx point.
> IIRC you should use the update disk that is available on the ftp site.
I tried, but it never gets to the point where it loads the update disk, and
hangs at the point of loading the aic7xxx driver.
>> Is there actually a way to make it move past this point using options in
>> lilo, or should I abandon ship and use the 1.0 installer.
> Hmm, it might be related the noapic option although I don't remember the
> exact syntax.
> Head on over to the FAQ or the mailinglist page, there is a link to a
> searchable mail archive there.
> I think searching for this type of machine in the list will turn op some
Hmmm... This was posted:
On 18 Jul 2001 15:46:48 -0400, Doug Ledford wrote:
> When using my boot disk, you have to use the "apic" option, not the "noapic"
but with no mention of how to use this option. I'll try a little more and
see if anything can be made to happen. If anyone who knows how to make this
go away, I'd appreciate the assistance.