Re: Problems booting Jensen
I have a Jensen running Debian 2.2....
As I was writing to Sebastian, I'll write a short description how I did it.
Anyway, the root.bin image worked for me..
----- Original Message -----
From: "Duane Eddingfield" <email@example.com>
To: "Sebastian Moeller" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Tuesday, January 30, 2001 4:10 AM
Subject: Re: Problems booting Jensen
> Sebastian Moeller wrote:
> > Maybe the kernel at www.alphalinux.org under docs jensen aboot-0.7 is of
> > help here? As I am about to get rid of my Jensen please inform me of any
> > help I can be of soon. If the kernel supplied there does work also with
> > debian I woulsd be happy to update the jensen installation instructions
> > reflect that fact, as a last service to the jensen community.
> I'm sorry to hear that you are parting with your Jensen :( I've used
> kernel on alphalinux.org to install both RedHat 6.2 and 7.0 very
> I have not been able to install Debian that way.
> I may be wrong but I have been copying the /boot/root.bin to a floppy
> (using dd) from the Debian CD (2.2r2). I then boot the kernel (from
> giving it "root=/dev/fd0 load_ramdisk=1" as arguments but after loading
> ramdisk it goes into an endless loop printing out "cannot free" something
> I am using the wrong image for the ramdisk or is the Debian install
> so that it cannot be booted that way..
> Does anyone have Debian 2.2r2 running on their Jensen?? Needless to
> if you do we want to hear from you..
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