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Re: Debian on a Alphaserver 1200

On Mon, Aug 16, 2004 at 10:19:41AM +0200, Angelo Machils wrote:
> Hello!
> I'm totally new on Alpha, but I got this Alphaserver 1200 (one CPU 
> version) and I'm trying to install Debian on it. But after the reboot 
> when I give the command "boot dka500 -flags 0" it returns with the 
> following error-message:
> * dka500. has no media present or is disabled via the RUN/STOP 
> switch (this message 4 times)
> * failed to open dka500.

What does

show dev

tell you when you are in SRM? Also I recommend during testing to use
-fl "i"

and list the available options in aboot.conf via
on the aboot-prompt.

Are you using the new debian-installer or are you using the
boot-floppies from woody?



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