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Bug#64200: Problems installing potato/sparc from tftp.

On Tue May 16, 2000 at 10:24:12AM +0200, Harald Nordgård-Hansen wrote:
> Package: boot-floppies
> Version: 2.2.13-2000-05-04
> architecture: sparc
> model: SPARCstation
> memory: 128MB
> scsi: esp
> cd-rom:        none
> network card:  lance ethernet (builtin)
> pcmcia:        none
> I just tried booting the install system for this using rarp/tftp.
> Everything seems to work smoothly, the kernel boots correctly and it
> starts up init (BusyBox v0.43).  Then it seems to enter a loop
> complaining:
> E: /proc does not appear to be mounted (No such file or directory)
> and nothing else happens.  My first guess is of course that the setup
> system does not mount /proc prior to needing it. :)

Odd -- it works for most everyone else.

When installed via rarp/tftp do you know if it runs as an initrd?
DO you have any idea which process is in the endless loop 
(init/dbootstrap/something else)?


Erik B. Andersen   Web:    http://www.xmission.com/~andersen/ 
                   email:  andersee@debian.org
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