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Re: booting on a microway alpha box



On Tue, Jul 23, 2002 at 02:44:16PM -0500, Douglas Fils wrote:
> 
> I've been searching FAQ's and the net for information about booting a
> microway alpha workstation. (currently running RedHat 6.2)
> 
> EB164 (lx164 variation) 
> 
> I can get the system to start the boot, uncompress kernel and begin the
> boot process with Debian 3.0 and 2.2.
> However, I get either kernel frezes on boot or failure to init and I've
> tried all sorts of kernel init/root boot prompt options.
> 
> Has anyone been successfull on a microway alpha box eb164(lx164) and if
> so can you tell me what your boot command from milo looked like?

Well, firstly, LX164 is a well-known and -supported platform under
Linux.

Are you booting from SRM console or AlphaBIOS/MILO?

What kind of graphics, SCSI, and NIC cards are installed?

 --Jay++

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Hewlett-Packard Company - MRO1-2/K15       (508) 467-2080
200 Forest Street, Marlboro MA 01752       Jay.Estabrook@hp.com
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