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RE: tecra bootdisk



On 03-Aug-2000 Richard Black wrote:
> Hi all
> 
> I am trying to make a new boot disk for a Woody system on a Toshiba
> Satellite.  I run mkboot, and all looks good...except when I try to use
> the disk it just freezes.
> 
> When I first installed debian (slink) I had to use a tecra rescue disk.
> Does this mean that mkboot won't work?
> 
> I have also tried to just copy my kernel image on to a disk, but when I
> do that I can't log in--root is not recognised as a user (there are some
> PAM errors to that effect)
> 
> Suggestions would be much appreciated

I had to use a Tecra disk on my ThinkPad.  Then I installed a new kernel
(made with 'make-kpkg').  I am able to use 'mkboot' but I don't know if that
has anything to do with the fact that I made a custom kernel.

--
Andrew



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