RE: Slink install on Falcon. Can't make a boot floppy
> Root-NFS: Unable to open at least one network device
> Root-NFS: Unable to contact NFS server for root fs, using /dev/fd0
> VFS: Insert root floppy and press ENTER
> .... at which point I'm dead in the water again!
> I admit this problem might also be a lack of my reading but I don't recall
> seeing anything in install.txt that talked about this or needing a boot
> floppy. I could be wrong though.
It's the result of ignoring the following section of the install guide:
So, one last step is required from you before you can boot your freshly
installed Linux: Go to the directory containing the installation files
and start up a texteditor into which you need to enter just one line:
-s -k linux root=/dev/yyyy video=keep
In this line, replace the
with the Linux partition name of the root partition onto which you
More reading for you ...