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From: Ovidiu Bivolaru <ovidiu@...>
Subject: Re: Install on a Power5 (p5 550)
Date: Thu, 09 Nov 2006 20:32:10 +0200
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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