[syslinux] Any workaround for ThinkPad memdisk?

H. Peter Anvin hpa at zytor.com
Wed Oct 3 19:05:25 PDT 2007

Rudy Moore wrote:
> Hi,
> I saw the Nov. 2006 message on Memdisk having a problem with ThinkPads.  I also
> saw the comment in the memdisk code enabling and disabling A20.
> I've got a ThinkPad x61t that memdisk is not loading disk images on.  The
> symptom is that it gets as far as saying "Loading boot sector... booting..." 
> Then image partially runs - FreeDOS prints out its kernel message and it's
> warranty.  FreeDos stops at the line " - InitDisk" and then hangs.
> Is this a known problem?  Is there any workaround?

No, this is the first time I've heard of it.


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