Re: IPL from tape.
On Saturday 01 February 2003 15:01, you wrote:
> Citando Gerhard Tonn <GerhardTonn@gammatau.de>:
> Thanks Mr. Gerhard for your attentiion
> I did a tape as recomended in the IBM manual and record the files in that
> kernel.image (lrecl 1024
> kernel.param (lrecl 1024
> kernel.initrd (lrecl 1024
> The kernel.param file has only one parameter, "ro" but we suppose its
> not complete and we include a device parameter for dasd and the root
> parm. The file become the same as used with Suse 7.2 that works, at
> least for IPL.
"ro" is supposed to work. You will be prompted later during the installation
to specify the dasds you are interested in.
> On IPL, after the system read the kernel.image, the first and unique
> message we receive at mainframe console is
> IPL Error. Disable wait PSW 000a000000000000 .
> I think that the image for tape is corrupted. I didn't find any person
> that have used tapes for IPL. I have to because for the model of 390 I have
> this is the only way to use Linux in standalone machine (withou VM).
We did tests with IPL from tape, but only in LPAR mode. Are you booting the