Gerald Dachs ubuntu at dachsweb.de
Fri Apr 25 22:53:31 UTC 2008

Am Fri, 25 Apr 2008 22:43:09 +0000 (GMT)
schrieb Herbert Fruchtl <hfruchtl at yahoo.co.uk>:

> > 
> > > I am trying to install 8.04 on an old laptop. After choosing the
> > > language, I get into a page starting with "BusyBox v1.1.3" and an
> > > (initramfs) prompt. I had tried 7.10 on it, with the same effect.
> > 
> > Look like for some reason the kernel doesn't find your cdrom.
> > 
> Possible. It's an external one with a PCMCIA card. But that's of
> course where the kernel itself is loaded from...

Yes, but the kernel is loaded by grub with the help of the bios.
The kernel doesn't use the bios.


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