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From: Andrew Finley <afinley@...>
Subject: Re: SGI O2 R5000 on initial boot screen freaks out
Date: Tue, 16 Nov 2004 14:32:06 CST
Thanks Steve,
Should this kernel you provided load on the R5000, if it does can I
continue with the gentoo install documentation provided on gentoo.org. 
Sorry for the dumb questions, but I'm new at this stuff.
-andy

 
On 16 Nov 2004, Stephen P. Becker wrote:
> Andrew Finley wrote:
> > Hi all,
> > I got my little R5000 O2 to netboot the ip32-r5k-20040806.img kernel,
> > then get the message 7774342+160714 entry:oxfffffffff-a0711020, then
> > after a moment my screen completely freaks out, and I have to laterally
> > put the power cord.  Any ideals what I'm doing wrong?
> > 
> > Thanks for your help I can't wait until my O2 is Otoo.
> > 
> > -Andy
> > 
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> > 
> 
> I think that might be one of Kumba's old netboots that didn't quite work 
> right.  If I'm not mistaken, he has come up with a new way of making 
> them with an embedded initrd that ActuallyWorks(tm).  You might ask him 
> on our irc channel when he rises from the dead (usually later PM Eastern 
> time).
> 
> If you just want a kernel only, you can try 
> http://dev.gentoo.org/~geoman/vmlinux64-2004-11-06.bz2 for now.  It 
> should work, with the exception of rtc failing.
> 
> Steve
> 
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