Re: Debian on RS/6000 E30
I'll try the new link...
Well, the floppy attempt to read the image and nothing... and it don't boot...
After, it attempt to read the floppy, it boot a old AIX system...
I didn't try the serial console, actually I don't know that... hehehe :-D
thanks a lot ...
On Fri, 10 Sep 2004 13:32:57 +0100 (BST), Leigh Brown
> Amadeu Junior said:
> > Hi ...
> > I'm brazilian and my English is horrible !!!
> > let's go...
> > I'm trying boot a IBM RS/6000 E30 powerpc 604e-233Mhz, 512Mb RAM,
> > 5*9,1Gb (SCSI), etc...
> > I've been reading from
> > http://home.tiscali.be/philippe_andersson/rs6000.html
> > and
> > http://home.tiscali.be/philippe_andersson/rs6000-instproc.html
> > but it don't work. I can't make a workable floppy disk for this
> > machine, it just don't boot.
> > I used a zImage.prep from Leigh's patch...
> > Anyone help me please... I'm confused !!!
> > Is this machine prep or chrp boot?
> It is PReP. You will need a patched kernel to boot it. I suggest
> trying this one:
> I highly recommend using a serial console to install (if you aren't
> Please describe exactly what happens when you try to boot the image
> from the floppy. e.g. does it attempt to read the image? How long
> is the floppy drive on for, etc. etc.
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