Is it me, or are the disks not cool? (fwd)
> I am attempting a floppy installation onto my SparcStation IPX.
> When I boot off of the rescue disk, it gets past the SILO boot
> prompt, lets me hit return (I assume that is what I hit), then
> dies with:
> Read error on block 50
> Cannot find /linux (Attempt to read block from filesystem resulted in
> Image not found.... try again
> ...and then kicks me back to the SILO boot prompt.
I get the same thing on my IPX, but if I take the same disks and try them
in an older Sparc 1 or 1+ they work just fine. Could this be a ROM version
thing? I'm sure the ROM versions in the 1/1+ is 1.x_something but the IPX
is 2.4. I have no trouble booting a rescue disk set on the IPX with serial
console which I downloaded from vger some weeks ago...
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