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[ale] Booting from Promise Ultra133 TX2

Danny Cox said:
> 	There is a kernel option: "Boot off-board chipsets first support"
> (BLK_DEV_OFFBOARD) if you can manage to build a kernel and get it
> somehow to boot.  It changes the order in which the IDE chipsets are
> probed.

Since knoppix can see the drive just fine, I wonder if there is some way
to boot via a floppy and then load the kernel from the drive.  I don't see
how this would make a difference, since I can get to grub screen just
fine, but IANAE...