Subject: Re: mac68k Packages for 1.6
To: Riccardo Mottola <email@example.com>
From: Allen Briggs <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 11/01/2002 09:56:40
On Fri, Nov 01, 2002 at 12:12:43PM +0100, Riccardo Mottola wrote:
> i installed everything on an external HD using another quadra. I then had no
> way booting it.. I think it didn't find the kernel (exact errors were posted
> here in the ML). I had no way to specify the external scsi bus so I used the
Ah, hmm... I'm not sure about booting off the second scsi bus... I
have NetBSD installed on an internal drive. I used the serial console
to do the install.
The booter just uses the ROM to read disk blocks, etc., so I'm kind of
surprised that the booter wouldn't be able to read the kernel normally.
The kernel might be confused once it started booting, though, but you
should be able to specify the correct disk to load the root filesystem
The video shouldn't matter at all.
Allen Briggs email@example.com
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