Re: RS/6000 install help. (con't)
On Tue, 27 Mar 2001, Phillip Strauss wrote:
> Well yesterday I thought I'd try installing Yellow Dog Linux to see if maybe
> this was a error specific to the Debian distribution. The only responses I
> got yesterday were from people with the same problem but no idea what it is.
> Well I wasn't able to get Yellow Dog to boot. I didn't spend much time with
> it because I'd really rather run Debian.
> Well hopefully somebody will be able to help today.
I have a 7248-100 43p running Debian 2.2r2. The only problem I
have found is that the Prep Rescue Boot Disk don't work with this
machine. There iss a little problem with the SCSI driver.
Use the boot image at
Then use the normal Prep Root Disk, and go on with Dbootstrap.
I found a lot of informations that helped me to complete this
It isn't specific to Debian, but there is where I found the boot
disk image mentioned above.
This is another link more specific to Debian, it make the things
harder, but it works:
Right know I am stucked with two problems: I can't use the
'aboot' to boot the kernel and I can't compile a kernel that boot
directly. I have to use the carolina image mentioned above, but it is
Aleck Zander - firstname.lastname@example.org
Network Administrator - GRC
Assessoria de Informatica - Unesp