Re: [Fwd: Kernel 2.1.8x doesn't boot]

Tim Waugh (
Tue, 24 Feb 1998 19:33:54 +0000 (GMT)

On Tue, 24 Feb 1998, Jussi Laako wrote:

> Yes! I also found that I was using old style kernel parameter for
> parallel port (lp=0x378,7). I reread the documentation and sources and
> changed that to new style (parport=0x378,7 lp=parport0) and now it works
> fine. Now I feel very stupid... Dunno why it booted with old MB. Only
> cosmetic problem is that kernel autodetects parallel port to IRQ8 which
> it "never" can't be. Same autodetection failure with both MBs.

The "IRQ 8" problem should be fixed in 2.1.89 when it comes out.

I think I must have missed your original mail -- was lp somehow stopping
your kernel from booting? (I'm guessing, from the subject line.)


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