List Archive: gentoo-mips
Note: Due to technical difficulties, the Archives are currently not up to date.
provides an alternative service for most mailing lists.c.f. bug 424647
Hi Kumba and Steve,
I started working on your suggestions. But get a package masked error
when trying to emerge arcboot. What do I need to do?
On Wed, 2004-11-24 at 19:08, Kumba wrote:
> Andrew Finley wrote:
> > Hello All,
> > I am trying to install on a O2 r5000. After what I thought was a
> > successful kernel build, etc. (following the install instruction on the
> > MIPS project page, and using the experimental livecd). I powered off
> > then tried to boot, then received the message below.
> O2 can't boot off disk directly (that is, load a kernel from the volume header
> like IP22). You have to use arcboot for that. Arcboot's a hair slow at
> reading kernels off disk, but wesolows made a wicked patch I'm going to test
> soon and put into portage which will dramatically speed up disk loading.
> Just `emerge arcboot`, and follow the instructions printed after the build
> finishes, and things should work out fine. If not, drop a note here about it.
firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list