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Re: Making Progress

To: Michael Hill <mdhill@interlog.com>
Subject: Re: Making Progress
From: Alex deVries <adevries@engsoc.carleton.ca>
Date: Thu, 7 May 1998 11:27:03 -0400 (EDT)
Cc: linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com
In-reply-to: <13649.32330.450233.955385@mdhill.interlog.com>
Sender: owner-linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com
On Thu, 7 May 1998, Michael Hill wrote:
> Trying to boot the kernel (2.1.90) I can now get beyond the SCSI
> detection stage but now it stops at this point:
>       Sending BOOTP and RARP requests............. timed out!
>       IP-Config: Auto-configuration of network failed.
>       Partition check:

Hm.  The bootup actually stops at that point?  It doesn't identify any
partitions or complain about any errors?  This sounds like a SCSI problem
to me.

In theory, you should be able to boot with 'vmlinux root=/dev/sdb'.

- alex


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