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Re: installing debian on IBM 43P-150 (CHRP)

On Sat, Dec 04, 2004 at 04:10:27PM +0100, Yannick Buillas wrote:
> Hi all,
> First, I'm Yannick from Annecy in France, new to the debian-powerpc list.
> I've tried Leigh's image on a 43P-260 (chrp, 1xPower3 cpu, no video card).
> As suggested, I've rebuild the iso with the -U option of mkisofs, and 
> now it boots nicely from the OF prompt (boot cdrom; without any 
> parameter) or directly from the SMS menu.
> After selecting "install-power3", the system keeps scanning the scsi bus 
> after loading module "sym53c8xx" but nothing else ( Bug#279491 ? )
> Any idea ?

We got a similar problem earlier on a power3 machine, and it seems the
sym53c8xx didn't like booting a non-SMP kernel. Thsi was on a dual machine
though, so not the same you are using.


Sven Luther

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