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From: David Holland <dholland-bugs@xxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: kern/42154 (boot installcd fails)
Date: Mon, 19 Oct 2009 03:58:36 +0000
On Mon, Oct 19, 2009 at 02:45:02AM +0000, List Mail User wrote:
> I can reproduce this on _some_ machines using an external USB DVD.
ah, USB... :(
Which kind of USB controller is it? Although since in the bootloader
it's going through the BIOS and not through our USB stack it
theoretically shouldn't matter... or so I'd think...
David A. Holland