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Re: newbie help no console?????/

To: Wayne Allen <wayne@dcs.rhbnc.ac.uk>
Subject: Re: newbie help no console?????/
From: "Houten K.H.C. van (Karel)" <K.H.C.vanHouten@research.kpn.com>
Date: Tue, 24 Aug 1999 12:46:38 +0200
Cc: "linux-mips@fnet.fr" <linux-mips@fnet.fr>, K.H.C.vanHouten@research.kpn.com
In-reply-to: "Your message of Tue, 24 Aug 1999 11:32:15 BST." <37C274AF.F93D31F6@dcs.rhbnc.ac.uk>
Reply-to: K.H.C.vanHouten@research.kpn.com
Hi Wayne,

It looks like you don't have a correct NFS root filesystem loaded
at the directory specified in the bootptab.

Have you looked at the instructions at http://www.xs4all.nl/~vhouten/mipsel ?

Regards,
Karel.

> Greetings
> 
> I solved the previous arr problem... I had the kernel in /exports/mips
> instead of current root. This means I have got a little further.... I'm
> now up to...
> sda:Dev 08:00 Sun disklabel: bad magic 0000
>  sda1 sda2 sda3 sda4 sda5 sda6 sda7
> Looking up port of RPC 100003/2 on 192.168.1.1
> Looking up port of RPC 100005/1 on 192.168.1.1
> VFS: Mounted root (NFS filesystem).
> Freeing unused kernel memory: 52k freed
> Warning: unable to open an initial console.
> Kernel panic: No init found.  Try passing init= option to kernel.
> 
> Any ideas???
> 
> I booted the system via serial with
> 
> setenv console s
> boot 3/tftp console=ttyS0 single rw
> 
> with the keyboard disconnected
> (dec 5000/33)
> Any ideas????
> 
> Thanks in advance
> 
> Wayne
> 


-- 
Karel van Houten

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The box said "Requires Windows 95 or better."
I can't understand why it won't work on my Linux computer. 
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