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Re: Question PPC First Installation

On (12/10/03 22:48), Michael Flaig wrote:
> On Sun, Oct 12, 2003 at 09:11:54PM +0100, Clive Menzies wrote:
> > On (11/10/03 22:27), Irrlicht wrote:
> > > Can someone please help me? Would be verrrry kind ;)))
> > > 
> > > I try to install Debian on my Ibook. I read pretty much HOWTO's till now. I
> > > loaded yaboot on my computer, but when I go to the OPEN FIRMWARE and I try
> > > to start yaboot I see the pinguin (the ram disk has sometimes some problems
> > > to start up). But in the end it will finish mit the following error message:
> > > 
> > > root fs is no mounted
> > > Please append a correct "root=" boot option
> > > KERNEL PANIC: VFS: Unable to mount roof fs on 03:04
> > It sounds as though you didn't run "ybin" after configuring yaboot.  It
> > is sometime since I did this but I had the same error recently during an
> > i686 installation - I'd forgotten to run LILO.
> or the partition is ext3 and the new kernel does not have ext3 or jfs,
> or xfs, or whatever support...
> btw. it´s strange ... i´m missing the original postings. only this
> answere get through. sometimes the original posting get´s to me some
> hours later...

Hi Michael

I'm not sure you realised this but your message only came to me - so
I've cc's the list.  Also, I recall the OP referred to the HFS+
filesystem so I wonder whether he's trying to use that?


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