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Re: sarge-m68k-netinst amiga no luck

On Sat, Sep 04, 2004 at 02:12:01AM -0700, Erik van Roode wrote:
> On Friday 03 September 2004 05:22, Stephen R Marenka wrote:
> > On Thu, Sep 02, 2004 at 10:59:46PM -0700, Erik van Roode wrote:
> > But there was a vmlinuz-2.4.26-amiga?
> Yes.
> > > X-surf ethernet is not detected automatically (but IDE ports are seen).
> > > Christian already mentioned the solution: specify zorro8390.
> >
> > Did you have to manually load this? I wonder how this could be
> > automated.
> Manual. Geert already responded with a answer to the second question.
> > > My second attempt was installing to a spare 1G scsi drive, but I always
> > > get stuck at the partitioning (_amiga_find_free_blocks - Loop detected at
> > > block 0). 
> > Sorry, no idea about the rest of it. Sounds like a hardware problem.
> I hooked up an IDE drive. Different controller, different drive, same problem 
> (can't partition). I ended up using a combination of HDToolbox, mke2fs and 
> managed to get past the partitioning. Running 'install base system' now...
> parted 1.6.9 doesn't really seem to like AmigaOS RDB. mklabel fails, sorry, I
> do not have the actual error message. I suspect I used a ZIP disk without an 
> RDB for my first installation attempt.
> /usr/share/partitioner/m68k.sh references amiga-fdisk (but that doesn't seem 
> to exist on the system).

Hmmm, this doesn't sound good at all. I was under the impression that
amiga was working.

It would be nice to have a good bug against parted. So we need to have

Stephen R. Marenka     If life's not fun, you're not doing it right!

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