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From: Andrew Finley <afinley@×××××××.edu>
To: gentoo-mips@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-mips] arcboot problem R5000 o2
Date: Mon, 29 Nov 2004 23:07:08
Message-Id: 1101769623.18017.104.camel@populus
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-mips] arcboot problem R5000 o2 by "Stephen P. Becker"
Your Good Steve,
I did forget to mount boot the last time.  And got it to boot, part
way.  I got a "kernel panic - not syncing: No init found. Try passing
init= option to the kernel" 

Sorry to keep bugging you, but I'm not sure where to find help (google
only works so far) :-)


On Mon, 2004-11-29 at 16:38, Stephen P. Becker wrote:
> Andrew Finley wrote: > > Hi Steve, > > Ok I moved the kernel and /etc/arcboot.conf to my /boot (and as noted in > > the man page, made a link from boot to boot) and changed my arcboot.conf > > to reflect the changes. > > > > Now in the prom I resetenv so that: > > SystemPartition = pci(0)scsi(0)disk(1)rdisk(0)partition(8) > > > > then ran arcboot - then it says it can't find the arcboot.conf or an > > ext2fs. Then it says to adjust OSLoadPartition to > > pci(0)scsi(0)disk(1)rdisk(0)partition(2) Which I tried with no success > > I also tried pci(0)scsi(0)disk(1)rdisk(0)partition(1) with no success. > > My boot partition is on sda1, root is sda3, and swap is sda2. > > > > any ideas what I'm doing dumb? > > > > You shouldn't *have* to adjust OSLoadPartition actually. Arcboot > auto-detects that. You did mount /dev/sda1 on /boot *before* you > copied the config file and made the symlink didn't you? > > In any case, I have the same configuration you do in terms of partition > layout (with the exception of sdb1 mounted on /usr), and it WorksForMe(TM). > > Steve > > -- > gentoo-mips@g.o mailing list > >
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Re: [gentoo-mips] arcboot problem R5000 o2 "Stephen P. Becker" <geoman@g.o>