Re: boot debian from SRM
On Sun, 5 Mar 2000, Kevin English wrote:
> I hope this is the appropriate list to ask this
> question. I'm very new to linux and I have an alpha
> machine that has debian installed on it. It was
> working until I shut down. Now, when I boot, i get
> the SRM console. I have a boot disk and i've tried
> 'boot dva -file vmlinuz -flags load_ramdisk=1' but i
> get an error, 'failed to open dva0' i would like to
> this machine back up, can any one give me any advice?
dva0 is the floppy device, do you have a floppy disk in there?
also your boot_osflags should really be set to your root filesystem,
something like root=/dev/sda2
you would have set this during the install.
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