Re: bootx weirdness
simon raven wrote:
> been having a problem booting last few days. what used to work was
> booting via quik, but now all i get in OF "cannot OPEN
> /bandit/gc/mesh/sd@X:0" X being anything from 0 to 5 (the SCSI ID is 0).
> last time it booted successfully was 3 days ago, just the usual stuff,
> "boot Linux" in OF (i have "auto-boot? false") and blam boots into
> linux. but now, nothing happens, and it complains it cannot OPEN it.
Whats the correct message? Maybe quik.conf was corrupted.
> last thing i know what happened was the machine froze as i was doing a
> db4.2_stat -h-- (mistyped a -h or something) on some bdb files. i hit
> the 3-finger salute (ctrl-cmd-power), it showed me the OF prompt, then
> couldn't OPEN anymore.
> the drive itself is fine, i can put it on the external bus (53c94) and
> it boots fine, but not the internal one (MESH).
> the machine is an 8500, with a newertech g3/336 (reported as 300)
> upgrade daughtercard, and an adaptec uw scsi card, and ati lt pro video.
> i wish these had 6 pci slots =).
First look at your /etc/quik.conf if all is like it should be.
Then reinstall the boot stuff on your drive. You can use quikconfig or look
Hope this helps.