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[bug #22398] GRUB makes BIOS poke CD-ROM at boot on Acer5633 notebook

From: Jelle Geerts
Subject: [bug #22398] GRUB makes BIOS poke CD-ROM at boot on Acer5633 notebook
Date: Thu, 20 Mar 2008 05:06:20 +0000
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Follow-up Comment #5, bug #22398 (project grub):

> So essentially what you want is GRUB to include documentation about a bug
that is in your BIOS?

Well, essentially, yes. But is this such a weird idea? When people find GRUB
not working the first place they will/should check is the documentation.
Aren't there any other BIOSes that have at least some problems with GRUB? If
not, then I can understand you do not want to include it in the

About the patch:
Does biosdisk.mod already reset the disk system with `int 0x13'? If so,
startup.S should just stop calling `int 0x13'.
And also, what're these mod things? Where can I read what file belongs to
what module?


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