Re: installing sarge on Motorola PowerStack...
On Fri, Mar 19, 2004 at 02:53:51PM +0100, Johannes Wischert wrote:
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Sven Luther" <email@example.com>
> > On Thu, Mar 18, 2004 at 11:03:43PM +0100, Johannes Wischert wrote:
> > >
> > > ----- Original Message -----
> > > From: "Sven Luther" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> > > > > The only thing is that it can not install the bootloader... the
> > > bootloader
> > > > > should be copied to /dev/sda1 with dd but since i made automatic
> > > > > partitioning /dev/sda1 is / and so i don't think this is a good idea
> > > but
> > > > > at least the system works...
> > > >
> > > > Which boot loader are you speaking about ? Quik ? Yaboot ? Something
> > > > else ?
> > > >
> > >
> > > oh my fault... I don't use a bootloader but i simply copy the kernel
> > > to /dev/sda1 and the openfirmware boots from that...
> > So you would need :
> > /dev/sda1 : /boot <- macos or vfat filesystem on it ?
> > /dev/sda2 : /
> i don't need a filesystem at all on sda1 since i copy the kernel there with
> dd if=zImage.prep of=/dev/sda1
> and then i can boot from openfirmware with "boot hdisk"
Ok, you boot directly from the bare disk.
It must be /dev/sda1, right ?
I will check that partman knows about this. What is your box model again
? Can you send me a /proc/cpuinfo output ?