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Re: Booting installer on RS/6000 43p-140

On Tue, Jul 13, 2004 at 03:06:23PM +0200, Helge Kreutzmann wrote:
> Hello,
> On Tue, Jul 13, 2004 at 11:28:46AM +0900, Jerome Walter wrote:
> > Helge, did you have had more success than me on your RS/6000 ? If i 
> > succeed in installing Debian on this machine, i will have another PPC 
> > (don't know what's inside) to install, more RS/6000-like, so all the 
> > feedbacks are welcome.
> From OF prompt, I could not achive anything. From the SMS (graphical)
> I set netbooting and off I went. On the graphics display (IBM GXT
> 250P/255P) I see the following:

Any idea what this graphic card reallyu is ?

> BOOTP S = 1     R = 1
> FILE: /scr/tftpboot/vmlinux-prep.initrd
> Load Addr=0x6000000 Max File Size=0x10000000
> Packet Count = 2700
> On status number display: F77

No idea about this. 

> Is this ok? Which programs are best suited for serial console, or is
> there a good howto? The most HOWTOs I read simply say "point your
> terminal ...". 

Try minicom.

> I tried both 2.4 and 2.6 from Svens repository, downloaded this
> morning.

Ok, cool. But apparently it didn't work. not sure though.

And i am a bit at a loss to further help you on this.


Sven Luther

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