Tips on ZX6000 install
I have seen references to problems like these on the list but with no
I have a newly acquired ZX6000 system with version 2.21 ROM. I have been
trying to install lenny on this system with no success and I wonder if
there are tricks I am just not aware of.
I have no problem getting to boot installation menu with three kernel
options: Install, Install (Expert mode), and Rescue. Whenever I select
any one of these, I get the kernel loading line and then the line telling
me it is loading intrd.gz and when this latter says "done" everything
This happened when I was using the VGA output and when I tried connecting
to the console as well. As a side note, once I started working on the
console, I can't get the system to go back to the VGA display again.
I tried making sure that the console was set to 9600 baud since that is
the speed of the serial port I have connected it to but this does not
I tried the current squeeze image since there was a note in August 2008
saying that the kernel in lenny might be the problem.
I would appreciate any help the list can give me, I haven't found anything
in the installation manual which addresses this problem.
Please cc me as I am not subscribed to this list.
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