Booting from MILO on AS200
AS/200, at the MILO prompt, I should be following these instructions, from the
"Installing Debian GNU/Linux 2.2 for Alpha":
To bootstrap the installation system,
enter the following command at the MILO prompt:
MILO> boot fd0:linux.gz root=/dev/fd0 load_ramdisk=1
If you are booting from something other
than a floppy, substitute
fd0 in the above example with the
appropriate device name in Linux notation. The
help command would
give you a brief MILO command reference.
Where is "linux.gz?" when
I use the path "sr0:boot/linux.", MILO complains that this is not a gzipped
I would prefer not to boot from floppies. Presumably I have a "bootable"
CD-ROM image, although LSL disclaims any responsibility for the contents of the
It looks like even though I boot MILO, and can access a CD-ROM drive, I
still have to boot from floppies to continue the installation? Perhaps linux.gz is the machine-specific
image created by the install process?
I not that the section "Obtaining and
Installing Linux" at www.linuxdoc.org
doesn't actually mention this