Gentoo Archives: gentoo-mips

From: "Stephen P. Becker" <spbecker@××.edu>
To: gentoo-mips@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-mips] MIPS32 O2 R5000
Date: Thu, 28 Oct 2004 18:29:21
In Reply to: [gentoo-mips] MIPS32 O2 R5000 by "Pápai Ádám"
Pápai Ádám wrote:
> Regards. > > I have a problem with a SGI O2, Mips32, r5000 machine. > > > I have downloaded the ip32-r5k-20040806.img netboot image, and I boot > from SGI PROM... but when it's booting it freez out, or the monitor > changes like a rainbow... > > What can I do? What's the problem? > > the last thing I see is: > > >bootp(): root=/dev/ram0 > Setting $netaddr to ( from server ) > Obtaining from server > 7774342+160714 entry: 0xfffffffffa0711020 >
You are probably suffering from one of `kumba's shady ip32 kernels (sorry, just had to throw that shot in there :). Try booting, using the initrd from as your nfsroot. You could also use a stage3 as the nfsroot for that matter, but the initrd is probably easier. Steve -- gentoo-mips@g.o mailing list


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