Re: installing debian on IBM 43P-150 (CHRP)
On Wednesday 01 December 2004 14:25, Leigh Brown wrote:
> Philippe Guyot said:
> > After searching the archives, I found from Sven Luther that
> > 1) diskette is not supported now on chrp-rs6k boxes.
> > 2) shoul be ok whith cdrom from sarge-powerpc-netinst.iso
> > So I made the cdrom and tried to boot via open firmware.
> > I suppose I must launch yaboot then I typed
> > boot cdrom;:\install\yaboot
> > and after accessing the CD, the box booted AIX from the hd!
> > should I try to boot directly vmlinux ????
> > thanks for a pointer in the right direction.
> > BTW, I am able to boot AIX install CDrom from OF (boot
> > cdrom;:\ppc\chrp\bootfile.exe.....)
> You can't boot from the CD's because they haven't been built to
> work on AIX firmware. To work on AIX firmware, they require
> the -U option to be specified in the mkisofs command.
> I don't know if you have broadband, but if so, I have respun
> the latest sarge powerpc business card cd, so that it should
> boot correctly (and automatically). I would be grateful if
> you could give it a whirl. It's here:
OK, action in progress.
Another question: Do you think some variables of OF must be changed as for
prep machines ? (eg. load base, real base)
> If it fails to boot automatically, please try the manual boot
> command from the OF prompt, both with yaboot and the powerpc
> vmlinuz-chrp.initrd. I've also patched the vmlinuz-chrp.initrd
> files to work around the claim failed error.