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"not found" at bootup fixed

June 09, 2009 — BarryK
While working on Puppy2 I discovered a bug that affects any kernel that uses the old IDE drivers. This bug was reported by those testing the last alpha of Upup.

When booting with "pfix=ram", it stopped with a message that "upup-476.sfs could not be found". I found the cause in the 'init' script, where optical drives were assumed to be only of device /dev/sr* whereas with the retro kernel it could be /dev/hd*.

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