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From: "Stephen P. Becker" <spbecker@××.edu>
To: gentoo-mips@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-mips] arcboot problem R5000 o2
Date: Mon, 29 Nov 2004 21:46:35
Message-Id: 41AB98BD.6030203@vt.edu
In Reply to: [gentoo-mips] arcboot problem R5000 o2 by Andrew Finley
Andrew Finley wrote:
> Ok, I tried. > > On the R5000 O2: > 1) emerged arcboot, then following the man page, I put it in the volume > header. > > 2) ignored the boot partition I made during the system install, and made > a file called kernel in sda3 (i.e., my root partition see fstab below) > > 3) I put the kernel that Steve gave me into the kernel file > > 4) changed the arcboot.conf to reflect my changes (see below). > > 5) then back to prom I did "boot -f arcboot" - result was an error > something like "can't find kernel looking in \unix" > > I tried several variation on this theme but with no luck. What am I > doing wrong? > Thanks again. > -andy >
Why not just use sda2 if you already have it designated for /boot? You just have to make sure that arcboot.conf goes into /boot/etc. Also remember you have to set SystemPartition to the volume header from the prom. Steve -- gentoo-mips@g.o mailing list

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