Re: Alpha DKA600 = Linux /dev/$what?
Way back when, Paul Slootman wrote:
> > I have not installed Linux *anywhere* as this is simply an
> > initial installation boot-up. The way I perceived this is
> > that Linux needs to mount a root even in the install boot
> > so it can come up in a normal run state. Are you saying there
> > is only a root *after* the installation?
> There is always a root, only during installation it's in a RAM disk that
> gets loaded from floppy (or wherever) during kernel boot.
Okay, but all I get from both floppy boots is kernel panics
from "Couldn't find valid ramdisk image starting at 0" for
floppies and "Could load root fs on xx:yy" from CDs. Is all
this just supposed to work "in theory" or can I trust that
someone has actually had this running on a sable box?