On Fri, 10 Mar 2000, Jan Just Keijser wrote:
> 4. Added the 'backpack' driver to the paride-dd.img disk and tried
> again (I had to figure out that modules.cgz is modules.cpio.gz and all
> that jazz, but eventually I got there). On install ( linux dd ) it
> asked me for the driver disk and I inserted it; I selected the
> 'parallel port CD-ROM' and I could see that the loader was trying to
> insmod 'parport', 'paride', 'backpack' and 'pcd' but it would not get
> beyond the point 'Other CD-ROM'.
Take a look at the modules.dep file -- you probably want to add 'backpack'
to the long list of protocol drivers.
> 3. why is the loader so awfully big?
It's statically linked, of course! So it contains libc.a etc..
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