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Re: Linuxtag 2004: Different Stuff

On Tue, May 25, 2004 at 05:29:22PM +0200, Daniel E. Atencio Psille wrote:
> Am Mi, den 19.05.2004 schrieb Gaudenz Steinlin um 11:36:
> I finally managed to get hands on my PowerBook G3 and am now trying to
> use your image. It boots well (oh yeah -- the olde CD-ROM drive
> scratches itself to death) into yaboot but refuses to boot any further:
> "cd:2,/install/powerpc/vmlinux: Unknown or corrupt filesystem"
> This happens when I simply hit "Return" or enter "install-powerpc".
> Currently, after I tried "expert", it seems to work...
> <scratch, scratch>
> "Please wait, loading kernel
>     Elf32 kernel loaded...
> Loading ramdisk...
> ramdisk load failed !"
> After that the OpenFirmware prompt appears, but the CD-ROM is still
> scratching... odd.

I suspect that this isn't a problem with the iso image but a problem with
either your CD or your CD-Drive. Are you sure you don't have any scratches
on your CD or your CD-Drive is corrupt or dirty. I think the scratching
indicates that the Drive has problems to read the CD.

> Anyway, everything works fine under i386 :)
> > If you are still interested in dual-boot images for LinuxTag I will try
> > to automate and improve this process.
> > 
> > Gaudenz
> I'd be also interested in some more technical background :)

You can find the command I used to burn the image in the same directories as
the images.


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