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From: Andrew Finley <afinley@×××××××.edu>
To: gentoo-mips@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-mips] PANIC: Unexpected exception at boot o2 R5000
Date: Sun, 28 Nov 2004 16:52:25
Message-Id: 1101660743.27092.2.camel@populus
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-mips] PANIC: Unexpected exception at boot o2 R5000 by Kumba
Hi Kumba and Steve,
I started working on your suggestions.  But get a package masked error
when trying to emerge arcboot.  What do I need to do?
-thanks andy

On Wed, 2004-11-24 at 19:08, Kumba wrote:
> Andrew Finley wrote: > > Hello All, > > I am trying to install on a O2 r5000. After what I thought was a > > successful kernel build, etc. (following the install instruction on the > > MIPS project page, and using the experimental livecd). I powered off > > then tried to boot, then received the message below. > [snip] > > O2 can't boot off disk directly (that is, load a kernel from the volume header > like IP22). You have to use arcboot for that. Arcboot's a hair slow at > reading kernels off disk, but wesolows made a wicked patch I'm going to test > soon and put into portage which will dramatically speed up disk loading. > > Just `emerge arcboot`, and follow the instructions printed after the build > finishes, and things should work out fine. If not, drop a note here about it. > > > --Kumba
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