i'm trying to install the gnu-19990104.tar.gz tarball. I followed all
the orders i could find, but it seems that the /boot/gnumach kernel
cannot detect my ncr53c8xx adapter.
Linux 2.0.36 dmesg looks like that:
ncr53c8xx: at PCI bus 0, device 10, function 0
ncr53c8xx: 53c810 detected
ncr53c810-0: rev=0x02, base=0xe1800000, io_port=0x6100, irq=11
ncr53c810-0: ID 7, Fast-10, Parity Checking
ncr53c810-0: restart (scsi reset).
scsi0 : ncr53c8xx - revision 3.1c
The ncr bios is part of my motherboard, the pci card is dumb.
I installed the hurd on sda1 (sda2 is reserved for swap).
icmp:~ # mount
/dev/hda6 on / type ext2 (rw)
/dev/hda8 on /usr type ext2 (rw)
/dev/sdb1 on /home type ext2 (rw)
/dev/sda1 on /hurd type ext2 (rw)
/dev/hda1 on /c type vfat (rw)
/dev/hda5 on /d type vfat (rw)
I can't spare a IDE partition right now. I use the following grub
(0.5) commands to boot the gnu image:
kernel=/boot/gnumach root=/dev/sd1s1 -s
The kernel detects the IDE controller just fine, but no scsi host
is found. /boot/serverboot asks for the servers.boot script, but
can't open it (of course).
Is it possible to force ncr53c810 detection? The gnumach image seems
to contain the needed driver (reported by strings :-)
ps: /etc/fstab contains one line: "/dev/sd1s1 / ext2 rw 1 1" Is this
correct or needed?
pps: The example line for the pager in servers.boot looks like that:
/dev/sd0b $(add-paging-file) $(default-pager)
^^ is this a special naming scheme for non-ext2
partitions? I thought it should i need something like:
/dev/sd0s2 (second part. on scsi disk 1) ??
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