> I'd love to be able to just run 1.3.x out of the box :-).
I must admit that I'm still running 1.2.11 on my Intel boxes
and never tried 1.3.x.
> This is a valid concern. I'm not sure why I can't get past the kernel
> messages phase of the boot, but I'm not overly worried about it.
Where is it stopping ? Perhaps you have a problem with page_color() ?
This macro needs to be changed depending on your Icache linesize,
when I remember right.
> OK. I'll try to get a set of diffs against the 126.96.36.199 kernel that
> I've been using as a base, and we can iterate on them.
> As an aside: What's the easiest way to check this? Can I just put
> /bin/bash on a msdos formatted floppy?
No, it should be on a ramdisk image, which itself must be on the
boot floppy as long you don't have the floppy driver working. I
believe there's such an image on ftp.waldorf-gmbh.de. Shall I
check it for you ?