Re: Scorpio Jr. Installation report
Please try this work-around:
Do a manual boot - boot xxxxx IPL
Using the built-in editor to change:
console=tty (however it is set )
That by-passes the "crator-on init_console" call.
The boot should continue until it ends with "unable to open vitual terminal" -
which may only mean a missing /dev and/or /etc/inittab entry.
If you find a way to get past the "unable to open..." message - Please let me know.
On Mon, 04 Jun 2001, John Galt wrote:
> Media: Puffin's palinux-0.9-32sti.iso.gz, unzipped and burned to CD
> Hardware: HP 715/33
> PDC ROM rev. 1.2
> IODC ROM rev. 1.1
> 16M of RAM (72-pin?!)
> Toshiba 3301 (HP rebranded) external CD
> HP 2094 monitor
> Stock lance ethernet (not connected until required)
> successfully got the CD to boot.
> palo successful
> ramdisk 1.6M
> found 11 devices
> Console: colour dummy device 80x25
> >>>>HARD HANGUP<<<<
> Result: Failure. STI console probably not configured for the
> 715's hardware or the test machine had a non-standard graphics option.
> (looked like a Brooktree chipset)
> If this is to be the Woody CD, it's probably best that the 715 is
> not included in the compatibility list for the STI set.
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