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Re: openprom> whereis silo\n

On Wed, Oct 11, 2000 at 11:51:09AM +0200, Thomas 'Mike' Michlmayr wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 10, 2000 at 15:29:27 -0400,
> Ben Collins <bcollins@debian.org> wrote:
> [...]
> > What is the SCSI ID of the Linux disk? Sounds like you are trying to boot
> > one that isn't SCSI ID 3 (the default that SPARC tries to boot).
> just to clarify things, this is only valid for the sun4[cdm] architechture
> (and probably related to the openboot revision). all sun4u machines by
> default boot from SCSI ID 0.
> the best way to handle booting from multiple disks is to find the correct
> disk with show-disks-all, and then devaliasing those entries. you can then
> use the aliases with the boot command, and even use them for default booting.

Have a look at RH 6.2 installer which creates a linux devalias for you if
you choose so (and points it to the right device).


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