Re: yabootconfig fails on B&W G3
On Tue, Jul 16, 2002 at 05:02:51PM -0500, Kent West wrote:
> Chris Tillman wrote:
> >On Wed, Jul 10, 2002 at 04:02:10PM -0500, Kent West wrote:
> >>Chris Tillman wrote:
> >>>So you apparently have one of the dual-ide bus machines, and for some
> >>>reason ide0 is your main hard drive rather than hd.
> >>>Try creating the yaboot.conf from the earlier message in /target/etc/
> >>>and give ybin a shot (in the chroot).
> >>>Your /target/etc/yaboot.conf should have something like
> >>> label=Linux
> >>> read-only
> >>> partition=7
> >>> root=/dev/hde7
> >>>chroot /target ybin -v
> >>ybin complained about the "light-cyan", so I changed it to "cyan".
> >>Then ybin complained quite a bit:
> >>/proc filesystem is not mounted; nvram will not be updated
> >>unable to find OpenFirmware path for boot=/dev/hde6
> >>and similar message for other partitions.
> Having taken a break from this issue for a few days, I'm now back at it.
> Since the above suggestions and resulting errors, I have done the following:
> chroot /target
> which gave me a shell with /target as my top level root
> sh-2.05a# mount -t proc proc /proc
> which mounted the proc filesystem. Previous to this step, "ls /proc"
> showed no files. Now it shows a normal-looking /proc directory.
> sh-2.05a# ybin -v
> which generated these errors:
> ybin: Finding OpenFirmware device path to '/dev/hde6' . . .
> ofpath: Device: /dev/hde not supported
> ybin: Unable to find OpenFirmware path for boot=/dev/hde6
> ybin: Please add ofboot=<path> where <path> is the OpenFirmware path to
> /dev/hde6 to /etc/yaboot.conf
If you're in the chroot, you need to mount /proc so it can find the nvram
mount -t proc proc /proc
Sorry I forgot about that earlier.
> And then pretty much the same error messages for /dev/hde14 and /dev/hde14.
> So I then editted /target/etc/yaboot.conf and added the line:
that shouldn't be cd:6, in your case I would try ide0:6. What does the rest of
your yaboot.conf look like? But first just try mounting /proc.
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