Re: Successfull Etch install on a Multia
Good morning, all.
After months of not touching it, seeing the listserve alive with content
regarding the Multia has caused me to pull mine back out and attempt a
clean boot and install of my own.
I continue to have issues that I saw a while ago.
When I reach the point where aboot starts, the machine hangs at the
"aboot: starting kernel boot/vmlinuz with arguements ramdisk_size=16384
the version of SRM I am running is BL5 V3.8-3 Aug 10 1995
the configuration of the system is as follows;
DKA0 ST39173N <9gb scsi drive, id0>
DKA100 ST318418N <18gb scsi drive id1>
DKA500 Iomega Jaz 2gb drive
DKA600 Toshiba XM-6201TA scsi cdrom
I have a valid install of Debian on the 9gb drive now, but it's an older
I never have been able to get the system to boot completely off of a
31r<X> cd. it always stops in the same place.
I have also tried different hard drives, and different cdroms.
I am attempting a standard install <keyboard/monitor/mouse> vs a serial
The system has 128MB ram.
I have no attachment to any OS or information on the system and am happy
to use it as a test machine, etc.