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Re: tftp booting off a RH box?

Hi Guido 

On Mon, Jun 10, 2002 at 05:41:39PM +0200, Guido Guenther wrote:
>> >| ...more specifically, the booter is complaining:
>> >|
>> >| "Unable to load scsi(0)disk(1)rdisk(0)partition(0)/linux: no
>> >| recognizable filesystem on device
>> >If u r using the SGI partitioning system/volumes/headers/whatever u call
>> >~ it then u probably want scsi(0)disk(1)rdisk(0)partition(8) as ur
>> >SystemPartition. note the 8 as the partition. worked for me.
>> The volume-header (volhdr) is always the 9th partion on the harddiskt,
>> (for Linux). It is the same an the 8th partition for the Indy. So
>> scsi(0)disk(x)rdisk(0)partition(0) has always be 
>> scsi(0)disk(x)rdisk(0)partition(8), where x is your disk-id from the
>> disk, where the kernel for booting is saved... 
>Is the message the installer prints confusing? Should we change the

Hmm I think, we need some additional Infos before partitioning the
Hardisks. For example, that the volume is partition 10 and volhdr should
be 9 or the kernel cannot be saved to boot the indy ...

>Some more details on volume header stuff/dvhtool are at:
> http://honk.physik.uni-konstanz.de/linux-mips/indy-boot/indy-hd-boot-micro-howto.html

Is the link included to the instnotes in the bootfloppies?

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