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Re: DECstation news

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Subject: Re: DECstation news
From: ralf@uni-koblenz.de
Date: Sun, 1 Feb 1998 13:52:14 +0100
In-reply-to: <199801311928.OAA05151@ren.globecomm.net>; from Adam Fritzler on Sat, Jan 31, 1998 at 12:30:20PM -0700
References: <199801311928.OAA05151@ren.globecomm.net>
On Sat, Jan 31, 1998 at 12:30:20PM -0700, Adam Fritzler wrote:

> >VFS: Cannot open root device 00:00
> >Kernel panic: VFS: Unable to mount root fs on 00:00
> 
> Sounds like Lance would be the most logical next step (NFS root).  Not that
> I'm volunteering (no time)...

I'd recommend to make the box booting from a ramdisk first.  If that is
working to full satisfaction you can go ahead and work on the device
drivers.  If you're working on device drivers and the memory managment
stuff for netbooting at the same time you'll have much more trouble
debugging things.

  Ralf

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