Re: debian installer on ppc/pegasos
On Wed, Aug 27, 2003 at 08:16:07AM +0200, Sven Luther wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 27, 2003 at 12:09:19AM +0200, Petter Reinholdtsen wrote:
> > [Sven Luther]
> > > Then why is it not booting ?
> > >
> > > The kernel boots, loads the cdrom.initrd image, mounts it as root,
> > > mounts the devfs filesystem, and hangs.
> > Perhaps you see the glibc/mklibs/whatever bug making all programs
> > crash? What is the exact messages on the screen before it hangs?
> > Last 4-5 lines would be good. Compare it with #206531.
> Ok, here it goes (more or less, typed by hand with the other monitor at
> my side) :
> RAMDISK: Compressed image found at block 0
> Freeing initrd memory: 2028k freed
> VFS: Mounted root (ext2 filesystem) readonly.
> Mounted devfs on /dev
> Freeing unused kernel memory: 320k init 40k pmac 8k prep
> And a blinking cursor below that, keyboard works, but nothing else
> > > what is supposed to come next ? And how can i check that it
> > > works. Mmm, maybe i will go looking into the /linuxrc, which i think
> > > is where this code is. Is it ok to put some echo or things like that
> > > in there ?
> > Yes, it should be ok to put echos in the linuxrc. I believe it is in
> > rootskel.
> Ok, i will try this one.
A couple of boot arguments to try, may do something, and won't hurt:
Debian GNU/Linux Operating System
By the People, For the People
Chris Tillman (a people instance)
toff one at cox dot net