Re: Debian and Ibm RS6000 7043-150
On Mon, Aug 30, 2004 at 03:57:40PM +0200, Nicolas Raspail wrote:
> I've a problem installing Debian on my 7043-150 (powerpc 604e, chrp I
Are you sure that this is a chrp, and not a prep machine ?
> think). I've tried the DI rc1 on sarge ppc and woody's bootdisks but I
> always have an error message unexpected firmware error or CLAIM failed.
> I've read a lot of websites and mailling lists but I haven't success on
> installing Debian.
Can you :
1) try the daily builds.
2) try a netboot kernel.
3) try a 2.4 netboot kernel.
> I've tried setenv load-base 100000, the cdrom seems to boot, but as soons
> as the 7043-150 boots again, load-base is reset to 4000.
> I need someone who can provides me a working kernel/ramdisk to launch the
> installation process or provides me instruction to build them. I don't
> have access to a powerpc host, only x86
Well, the above should work, but we probably need more info on your box.