Re: [SOLVED-sort of]: Re: Can't start installation via yaboot at OpenFirmware prompt
Chris Tillman wrote:
On Tue, Jul 09, 2002 at 02:30:15PM -0500, Kent West wrote:
I tried the command "boot" by itself, and got an error referencing
ide0/0:12 :thptpt (or something similar)
so on a lark, I tried
(without the "yaboot" even)
and the Debian installer started up. I believe I'm in business. It's
downloading drivers/modules/base from the 'net as I type. Yea!
Thanks for everyone's input.
Wow, so that means hd is not always an alias. Good information! I'll add
a comment to the manual.
Interestingly enough, the command "devalias" shows "hd" to look like
it's going to the right place, but I'm not sure since I'm not conversant
in OpenFirmware-speak. I'd post the alias, but I'm in the middle of an
install right now and have just run into a problem that I'm going to
post under a different topic.
BTW, you were asking about the manual; the one I'm talking about is in my
.sig (for installing woody; we're not working on potato anymore).
Well, Duh! I never even thought to look for a woody-specific
installation manual. I just went to debian.org and followed the links,
which of course took me to the instructions for stable. But oh well, I'm
over that particular hurdle.
Thanks for the help!
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