Re: quadra 700 install issue
On Tue, Aug 10, 2004 at 05:54:51PM -0600, Tony Pitman wrote:
> I load the Penquin application and set the kernel pointing to the root.bin
> file in the mac folder.
> When I boot from penquin I get the following error:
> Wrong magic number 0 in kernel header
> I tried using stuffit to expand the root.bin file just to see if it was
> corrupt and stuffit was able to uncompress the file just fine. I then tried
> to point the penquin to the uncompressed file and got the same error.
The file root.bin is not a kernel. It is a ramdisk image that contains
the installer software. The kernel file should be called linux.bin or
something similar. Set linux.bin as the kernel and root.bin as the
ramdisk, and it should work.