Re: Installing (or rather trying)on an Amiga
At 04:35 PM 2/9/99 -0800, you wrote:
>Kevin & Tracy wrote:
>> Well, I've dug my old Amiga 3000 from the closet with the purpose of making
>> it a lynix box but I'm having problems with the install. I'm runnning
>> "startinstall" and following the instructions by Frank Neumann. The
>> "script" seems to run ok...it unpacks the kernel ok and reboots the
>> machine. When the machine comes back up and starts spitting out debugging
>> stuff and then hangs. The drive light stays on and the machine is gone.
>Please post the kernel messages you got.
There's lots and most of it looks normal but here are the highlights...
The install routine, before the system reboots, the installer lists system
Resource 'draco.resource' : not present
Module 'Magic 36.7': not present
Module 'kickad 36.57': not present
Module '03000 Bonus': not present
Module '0300 bonus': 0x00f864f8
(this looks bad)^
Then it shows the memory (1 block) and chipmem (2megs), kernel entry and
After the reboot lots of stuff shoots by but it shows that it's starting
kswapd v 220.127.116.11
Finds my non-working floppy with:
found <5>fd: drive 0 didn't identify, setting default ffffffff
md driver 0.35 MAX_MD_DEV=4 MAX_REAL=8
wd33c93-0: chip WD33c93A/0 no_sync=0xff no_dma=0 debug_flags=0x00
Version 1.25 - 09/Jul/1997,compiled Jul 16 1998 at 17:13:43
scsi0 : Amiga 3000 built-in SCSI
scsi : 1 host.
sending SDTR 0103010000sync_xfer=00 Vendor: QUANTUM Model:
Detected scsi disk sda at scsi0, channel 0, id 2, lun 0
sending SDTR 0103010000sync_xfer=00 Vender: QUANTUM Model:
Detected scsi disk sdb at scsi0, channel 0, id 4, lun 0
scsi : detected 2 SCSI disks total.
At this point the hard drive light comes on solid and that's it. gone gone
Thanks again, in advance for your help.