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Re: Booting to floppy

On Tue, Apr 10, 2001 at 01:55:12PM -0300, Peter Cordes wrote:
>  BTW, when I installed Debian on my Daystar Genesis, (mobo is similar to an
> Apple 9500), I didn't have any trouble with the root floppy.  I booted from
> the HFS image, and then loading the root image worked with no problem, IIRC.
> I've still got the disks sitting around... They are version 2.2.16-2000-7-26.

the rootdisk prompt problem appeared in the boot floppies containing
kernel 2.2.18pre21.  that was boot floppies 2.2.19 iirc.  

>  I wrote the disk image on an x86 PC running linux.  Maybe MC had bad disks,
> or they got written wrong?  (of course, unclear instruction about rawrite
> (or whatever there is on the mac), could be to blame.)

nope its a kernel problem.  one that nobody seems able to figure out. 

Ethan Benson

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