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Your Good Steve,
I did forget to mount boot the last time. And got it to boot, part
way. I got a "kernel panic - not syncing: No init found. Try passing
init= option to the kernel"
Sorry to keep bugging you, but I'm not sure where to find help (google
only works so far) :-)
On Mon, 2004-11-29 at 16:38, Stephen P. Becker wrote:
> Andrew Finley wrote:
> > Hi Steve,
> > Ok I moved the kernel and /etc/arcboot.conf to my /boot (and as noted in
> > the man page, made a link from boot to boot) and changed my arcboot.conf
> > to reflect the changes.
> > Now in the prom I resetenv so that:
> > SystemPartition = pci(0)scsi(0)disk(1)rdisk(0)partition(8)
> > then ran arcboot - then it says it can't find the arcboot.conf or an
> > ext2fs. Then it says to adjust OSLoadPartition to
> > pci(0)scsi(0)disk(1)rdisk(0)partition(2) Which I tried with no success
> > I also tried pci(0)scsi(0)disk(1)rdisk(0)partition(1) with no success.
> > My boot partition is on sda1, root is sda3, and swap is sda2.
> > any ideas what I'm doing dumb?
> You shouldn't *have* to adjust OSLoadPartition actually. Arcboot
> auto-detects that. You did mount /dev/sda1 on /boot *before* you
> copied the config file and made the symlink didn't you?
> In any case, I have the same configuration you do in terms of partition
> layout (with the exception of sdb1 mounted on /usr), and it WorksForMe(TM).
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