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Re: getting a kernel to recognize scsi on a ppc 7200

On Mon, Feb 07, 2000 at 09:20:27AM -0500, Nelson Abramson wrote:
> "David P. Reese Jr." wrote:
> > for the past month ive been trying to get various dists of debian ppc
> > to properly boot on a ppc 7200.  every time that i boot the kernel
> > (ive tried sid and potato) it doesnt recognize the scsi device.  as you
> > probably know its pretty hard to install the base os without a disk.
> > ive run out of ideas.  ivr tried changing the scsi id of the disk, although
> > i dont know what good this would do because it doesnt even seem to see the
> > scsi bus.  i just cant figure out how to make the darn thing work.
> Are you sure you are using the correct name?  If it is the first device, it
> should be /dev/sda...  What happens?  What is the error it spits out?

no take my word for it, either scsi was not compiled in or it was
broken in the source tree that was used, because /proc/partitions was
empty and ALL scsi devices were unconfigured. replace kernel -> all
was well.

Ethan Benson

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