Re: New scratch build of boot-floppies (UP1000, serial console, TFTP)
On Saturday, 25 Mar, David Huggins-Daines wrote:
> Urgh. It definitely works on my DS10 (more or less). You should use
> a serial console, then you can scroll back to see those errors in
> minicom (or whatever). Please report them so we can possibly figure
> out what the problem is.
Alternatively, you can try adding `panic=300' (or similar) to the boot
flags - this will insert a delay of 300 seconds between the kernel panic
and the halt/restart.
> The root.tar.gz isn't useful on alpha, because we don't have a
> netbootable kernel image in the boot-floppies yet.
... or, I'd rather say, because the root filesystem image is included into
tftpboot.img, so there is not much use in doing NFS root.