Re: New boot disks work!
Jaldhar H. Vyas wrote:
> Yay! With the new boot disks I was finally able to install Debian on my
> headless Netra. The installation was really smooth. The only flaw I
> noticed was at the stage "Install OS Kernel and Modules." After picking
> floppy as the installation type, I was prompted to insert the rescue disk
> but the root disk which was in there before was not ejected. Happily I
> had a portable peripheral ejection device (aka paperclip :-) handy and was
> able to continue. All in all a very minor blemish on an extremely
> user-friendly piece of work.
Yes, I know of this problem. To automatically eject the rootdisk, I need to
detect if the system is booted off floppy disk or not. Is there a way to do
> Here's a "gotcha" you might want to add to the installation docs. After
> everything was finished and the system rebooted, solaris cam up again
> instead of Linux even though I had selected "Boot from hard disk." This
> is because the PROM was set to boot from partion 3. The problem was
> easily solved by logging into solaris as root, doing a halt, and then at
> the PROM prompt.
> setenv boot-device disk1:h1
Ok I will document it into the next release.
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