Re: ia64 boot failure - no kernel
On Tue, Feb 10, 2004 at 04:48:40PM -0800, Aaron Brashears wrote:
> I downloaded, burned, and ran sarge-ia64-netinst.iso, but with no luck.
> On boot, the box lands in an 'EFI Boot Manager' which allows boot device
> selection. I point it at the cd (named 'cdrom2' in my configuration)
> and tell the boot manager to boot from there, and get:
> Loading.: cdrom2
> Starting: cdrom2
> elilo.c(line 70):Kernel file not found
> Start of cdrom2 failed: Load Error
Looks like you told elilo to load a kernel called 'cdrom2'? I'd
normally do something like 'fs2:' to switch to device 'fs2', and then
'elilo' which causes it to load elilo.conf from that dir.
> I got the sarge iso from:
> Is there any further information I could provide which would help with
> debugging the ia64 boot for sarge?
Try an image from
Those images have fixes to the bootimage layout, which should mean they
can be booted rather more easily.