Re: A180C Freeze at Rescue Floppy
On Friday, July 11, 2003, at 12:40 PM, Grant Grundler wrote:
On Fri, Jul 11, 2003 at 12:06:32PM -0500, David Douthitt wrote:
I now have HPPA-Linux installed on TWO disks and both react this way.
The second disk had a valid LIF volume on it to start with, and I
vgreduced and vgremoved it from the current HP-UX install, but that
The install will clobber that.
It sounds like there is some confusion between the install
kernel and your boot process about which is the boot disk.
You misunderstand (I think): there are three drives on this box, two
internal (no mirrors), and one external in a Smart Enclosure (with DAT
HP-UX is on one internal disk. In theory, Debian Woody now exists on
both of the other drives, both without a valid LIF. I tried using
lifinstall on the external drive, and it hung - at least, after 16
hours, that's what it looked like.... even though it was still using
Can you try to boot from every disk connected to your box?
Sorry for the brute force approach but it sounds like
that's the only way to find which disk parisc-linux was
actually installed on.
Actually, in the process of testing, I have. The HP-UX disk remains
intact and operational. The new Debian disks do not have a valid LIF.
Isn't there a shell prompt available during the login process?
Thanks for all the help!