Re: New pre-2.0.31 patches..

david parsons (o.r.c@p.e.l.l.p.o.r.t.l.a.n.d.o.r.u.s)
5 Aug 1997 06:42:14 -0700

In article <>,
Dr. Werner Fink <> wrote:
>>> A few other small points about pre3.
>> 1. The pci.h/3c59x patches were not added. This fixed my 'Unrecognized
>> pci hardware' problem. Find it at
>> 2. Could it be that the wrong menuconfig patch was added? The pre2 and
>> pre3 have different linux/scripts/Menuconfig patches, and the pre3 causes
>> 'make zImage' to go back into 'make config'. The expr patch successfully
>> now allows integer changes. No .config is created.
>> 3. Are the 'filename.c needs config but has not included config file'
>> going to be removed?
>> 4. Larry M. Augustin's ( memdetect patch was not
>> added. This succeeded in recognizing my 96meg box. I don't see it on
>> linuxhq now, but the 2.0.30 patch worked great.
>This last one works for YOU but breaks one OTHER systems the memory

I'm curious; what other systems does it break? I don't use lma's
memory patch myself (having a far superior one that I authored),
but since the largest difference between his and mine is that he
uses int15,ah=c7, it shouldn't be failing on other systems.

david parsons \bi/ my patch is in a commercial product running on several
\/ hundred av firewall machines; no horrible failures yet.