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Re: Booting a Qube 2700 from hard disk



> * aldeluis@usal.es <aldeluis@usal.es> [2005-03-19 20:46]:
>> computer, with  little modifications from the mips-debian list:
>>
>> [partitioning]
>> mkfs.ext2 -r0 /dev/hdc1
>> mkfs.ext3 /dev/hdc2
>> mkfs.ext3 /dev/hdc6
>
> I suppose the "little modifications" refer to formating the home.  I
> added this (as well creating the swap partition), thanks.
>
>> cd /mnt
>> tar xvfj base.tar.bz2
>
> That's the same as mine, just different. ;)
>
>> When I install the hard disk to the qube, without network wire
>> connected,
>> it sometimes shows the first menu list (CONSOLE STATE) and sometimes
>> not.
>
> You should in theory only get this question once.
>
>> The LCD sequence is:
>>
>> Starting Up
>> CONSOLE STATE -> Console Off
>> BOOT SELECTION -> Disk (hda)
>> ! UNIT BOOT FAILED !
>>
>> Help?
>
> Does it never boot, or does it only not boot when you get the console
> question?

Yes, it never boot in both cases.



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