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From: "Stephen P. Becker" <spbecker@...>
Subject: Re: arcboot problem R5000 o2
Date: Mon, 29 Nov 2004 16:46:37 -0500
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

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