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From: Ovidiu Bivolaru <ovidiu@×××××××××××××××.ro>
To: gentoo-ppc-user@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-ppc-user] Install on a Power5 (p5 550)
Date: Thu, 09 Nov 2006 18:32:54
Message-Id: 4553742A.4060602@targujiu.rdsnet.ro
In Reply to: [gentoo-ppc-user] Install on a Power5 (p5 550) by Rodrigo Monteiro
I think root is /dev/sda3.

Rodrigo Monteiro wrote:
> Hello all! > > I'm new to this world: PowerPC, RISC, 64 bits. > So, it's a newbie doubt... > > I'm following this manual > http://www.gentoo.org/doc/en/handbook/2006.0/handbook-ppc64.xml?full=1#book_part1 > > My question it's about the yaboot and the partitions type. > /dev/sda1: PReP (8MB) > /dev/sda2: swap (1GB) > /dev/sda3: / (30GB) > > Questions: > 1) What is an PReP partition? > 2) How should be my /etc/yaboot.conf like? > Mine was like "Code Listing 6: yaboot.conf for PReP hardware" > default = linux > timeout = 100 > image=/boot/kernel-2.6.12-gentoo-r10 > label=linux > read-only > root = /dev/sda1 > append="root=/dev/sda1" > Is it correct? > Guess not, beacuse after it boots up, crashe and restart. > What am I doing wrong? > > If you need more information, please ask. I don't know what to say > more :) > > Thanks, > Rodrigo.
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Re: [gentoo-ppc-user] Install on a Power5 (p5 550) Michael Stilson Jr <michael.stilson@×××××.edu>