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RE: How to install Sarge on RS6000 7044p model 270



> -----Original Message-----
> From: ezra resnedan [mailto:ezra.resnedan@gmail.com]
> Sent: Monday, August 29, 2005 12:29 PM
> To: rsps@netterchef.de; debian-powerpc@lists.debian.org
> Subject: Re: How to install Sarge on RS6000 7044p model 270
>
>
> Ralph escribió:
>
> >Hi Ezra,
> >
> >the 7044-270 isn't the same as the 7043-260, but i think it
> >should work like described here:
> >
> >http://lists.debian.org/debian-kernel/2005/08/msg00200.html
> >
> >
> >
> >And when You boot from OF, please keep in mind to use
> >backslash instead of slashes, so You have to
> >
> >"boot cd:,\install\yaboot"
> >
> >instead of "boot cd:,/install/yaboot"
> >
> >And "cd:" might be wrong also, since RS6000 knows this from
> >OF as "cdrom:", but You can do a "devalias" to get the "cd:" working.
> >
> >Regards
> >Ralph
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> Yeap, trying with the dir command I found out it only understands cdrom...


As mentioned before, You could do a "devalias" from OF to get the "cd:".


> anyways trying to run yaboot the same way:
>
> boot cdrom:,\install\yaboot
>
> I get this error msg "Default Catch! code=fff00300....."  :(
>
> The machine has its firmware and service processor updated to the latest
> so I dont know what may be happening.. :(
>
>

IMHO You really have to follow the step by step instructions found in
the above mentionened message.
I think, You will not be able to get this running with the original
sarge disk.

Regards
Ralph



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