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From: Andrew Finley <afinley@...>
Subject: Re: PANIC: Unexpected exception at boot o2 R5000
Date: 28 Nov 2004 10:52:23 -0600
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?
-thanks andy

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.
> [snip]
> 
> 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.
> 
> 
> --Kumba

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