Re: New boot disks work!
Nathan E Norman wrote:
> On Wed, 27 May 1998, Jaldhar H. Vyas wrote:
> : On Wed, 27 May 1998, Nathan E Norman wrote:
> : > Hmm, I've got a Netra I5 (headless) and I'm using the 25May disks to no
> : > avail. It doesn't matter whether I pass a console parameter or not; the
> : > system won't accept input when it asks for a disk change.
> : >
> : > Any ideas?
> : >
> : Mine is an older model Netra. I2 I think. Could there be some subtle
> : difference in the BIOS or moral equivalent? Could the terminal emulator
> : you're using make a difference? These are just wild guesses I'm afraid.
> : :-(
> I did get it to work using some creative thinking. I created a small
> partition, installed RedHat on the main partition, booted into RedHat,
> untarred root.tar.gz onto by small partition, rebooted to the rescue
> floppy and specified my small partition as the root. Viola, an install
> screen (and no more "Insert root floppy and hit enter ...)
Well, if you can install RedHat, I guess I have to look at the RedHat install
disks to see how their boot system is built.
BTW, what kind of terminal is connected to your system ? What is the
configuration of the serial ?
Thanks in advance.
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