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Re: Failure on K250

On 2001-10-11 18:09:15+0200, Matthew Wilcox wrote:

: On Thu, Oct 11, 2001 at 10:51:00AM +0200, Rune Nordbøe Skillingstad wrote:
: > Yesterday, we got an old K250 with 512MB RAM and about 10GB on 4 SCSI drives.
: > We tried to install Linux on it from the palinux-0.9.2 images, but it fails
: > during the boot og the kernels.
: You might have more luck with a 32-bit kernel?

I tried both and with the same result )-: Corect me if I'm worng, but this
K-class has a PA8000 CPU and that is a 64 bit profesor? 

: > Kernel Fault: Code=26 regs=000000002fff8d40 (Addr=0000000000000018)
: We typically need IAOQ and gr02 can sometimes also be helpful.  This
: kernel wasn't tested on a K-class... you might need a newer kernel.

I might try to boot again and scrible them down on paper.

: Are you in a position to network boot this machine?

I haven't studied what I have to do to make it network boot, but it reports 
lan.0 as a posible device to boot from. I'll give it a try next week (I have
some RL work to do as well (-; )

"I came out of it dead broke, without a house, without anything except a
girlfriend and a knowledge of Unix." "Well, that's something. Normally
those two are mutually exclusive"
 - Neal Stephenson, Cryptonomicon

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