Re: Sarge/beta-3 on a RS6000/43P-150 (PPC 604e, CHRP)?
On Wed, Mar 17, 2004 at 06:51:15PM +0100, Patrick wrote:
> Apologies for directly replying to you. Was supposed to go to the list
> so continuing there.
> On Wed, 2004-03-17 at 17:45, Sven Luther wrote:
> > > Still unsuccessful so my search continues... Afaik the B50 is the same
> > > hardware as my 43P-150 so anything that boots on the B50 should boot on
> > Ah, no it is not, since the B50 has a 604e processor, and you have a
> > power3.
> Actually it is a 604e. Check this url:
If you have a 604e, why are you trying to run a power3 kernel ?
> > can you try the plain kernel from :
> > http://people.debian.org/~luther/power3/2.4.25-2/vmlinuz-2.4.25-power3-chrp-rs6k
> > or maybe you did already ?
> Yes I did try it already. It loaded fine from the tftp server. I tried
> to boot it using this boot line in OpenFirmware:
> boot net:10.0.0.100,,10.0.0.104 load_ramdisk=1 devfs=mount
> This failed so perhaps the issue is related to the way I am trying to
> boot this image.
get the vmlinuz-2.4.25...-chrp-rs6k, these should work for you.
> > > Any idea what am I doing wrong?
> > No, but maybe the kernel tree i use is not up to it.
> If it boots on the B50, afaik it should boot on the 43P-150 as they are
> virtually the same hardware.
> > Tell me again, did you ever get linux to work on that box, and if yes,
> > what kernel did you use ?
> Tried many times, never succeeded in getting linux installed. Hopefully
> soon :)
Ok, will work at it.