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Re: PowerMac 7300/200

On Tue, Nov 02, 1999 at 07:11:57PM +0100, Christian Winkler wrote:
> > The rescue disk has no bootloader on it...it only exists to copy the kernel
> > from during installation.  Use the COFF kernel instead:
> > 
> > boot fd:linux root=/dev/fd0 load_ramdisk=1

boot fd:linux root=/dev/0200 load_ramdisk=1

> OK, I almost suspected that. Thanks for the information and the
> images, however it still does not work.
> Booting your disk with the command above nicely boots the kernel,
> but then I get a message like
>   request_module[block-major-15]: Root fs not mounted
>   VFS: Cannot open root device 0f:d0
>   Kernel panic: VFS: Unable to mount root fs on 0f:d0
>   Rebooting in 180 seconds...
> This still leaves me somehow clueless :-(.
> Maybe it is a problem of the floppy controller? This claims
> to be a SWIM3.

No, just a problem with my brain. :)  Note that it passed 0f:d0...it
hexified the root device parameter.

Matt Porter
This is Linux Country. On a quiet night, you can hear Windows reboot.

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