d-i & IBM CHRP testing
> This is as far as I got. I get the error message with both graphics and
> RS232 console. I tested it on both p610 and 44P-170. I booted via
> BOOTP/tftp and mounted the root file system via NFS.
> It is also interesting that the 'rootpath' parameter is empty, see below.
> Kernel is version 2.4.18 from kernel.org. I compiled in additional
> and root filesystem support.
> Any ideas?
> 0> boot net:22.214.171.124,,126.96.36.199 root=/dev/nfs
> nfsroot=188.8.131.52:/export/di/root_fs ip=184.108.40.206:220.127.116.11
> ~snip a whole lot
> LVM version 1.0.1-rc4(ish)(03/10/2001)
> NET4: Linux TCP/IP 1.0 for NET4.0
> IP Protocols: ICMP, UDP, TCP, IGMP
> IP: routing cache hash table of 16384 buckets, 128Kbytes
> TCP: Hash tables configured (established 262144 bind 65536)
> Sending DHCP and RARP requests . OK
> IP-Config: Got DHCP answer from 18.104.22.168, my address is 22.214.171.124
> IP-Config: Complete:
> device=eth0, addr=126.96.36.199, mask=255.255.255.224,
> host=188.8.131.52, domain=austin.ibm.com, nis-domain=(none),
> bootserver=184.108.40.206, rootserver=220.127.116.11, rootpath=
> NET4: Unix domain sockets 1.0/SMP for Linux NET4.0.
> Looking up port of RPC 100003/2 on 18.104.22.168
> Looking up port of RPC 100005/1 on 22.214.171.124
> VFS: Mounted root (nfs filesystem).
> Freeing unused kernel memory: 504k init 40k pmac 8k prep
> Warning: unable to open an initial console.
> Rolf Brudeseth
> pSeries System Engineering & Integration, IBM Enterprise Systems Group
> Austin, TX
Never, mind. I noticed that /dev was empty. I copies over /dev from
boot-floppies. I am now running debian-installer. More to come...
pSeries System Engineering & Integration, IBM Enterprise Systems Group