Re: Mac Install Problems
Michael Schmitz wrote:
> Right, but you need to install kernel and modules just to get the install
> process satisfied. Don't ask me why this is, I haven't written dinstall.
O.K. I finally got things installed and working (more or less). I even went
back and installed the kernel image and modules and that part of the
installation went fine.
> >HFS partition. Also, there is only one big base2_0.tgz in the directory,
> >which I've been trying to extract onto my Linux partition: I've bypassed
> >"Install Operating System Kernel and Modules", but the installation chokes
> >on "Install the Base System" trying to extract base2_0.tgz from my HFS
> >partition. (It gives the message "unexpected end of file".)
> That's new - are you sure you entered the right thing at the 'path to archive'
> prompt? Use 'choose among list of archive files', HFS loves to produce junk
> files with the same name as the data file, and tar sure chokes on that.
This was my fault (more or less). HFS support in the kernel image I was
using (vmlinux-980506.ELF) was broken: the files showed up when you listed
the directory, but everything had size zero. I copied the kernel image off
of the resc1440-mac.bin disk, fed it to Penguin, and I was able to extract
the tar image during the installation.
My main task now is to get the ethernet card working . . . The first trouble
seems to be with modules: The kernel (which I took from resc1440-mac.bin)
is 2.0.29, but the modules (which I took from amiga/drv1440.bin) are for a
2.0.33 kernel (and things fail on boot-up with the warning "no modules
present for this kernel"). And I'm not even sure if the driver I need is a
module in this disk. Any recommendations? Is there a recommended kernel
with the appropriate ethernet drivers compiled in? (I have a IIci with the
Apple ethernet card.)
On a related note, the following shows up during boot-up:
Scanning nubus slots:
nubus: rewind of 32748
board resource not found
Does this mean anything important?
Thanks for any information.
P.S. Is there any way to get change this ugly pink on white screen?
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