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Re: Illegal f_magic number while install-procedure

To: eedthwo@eede.ericsson.se, Thomas Bogendoerfer <tsbogend@alpha.franken.de>
Subject: Re: Illegal f_magic number while install-procedure
From: ralf@uni-koblenz.de
Date: Wed, 10 Mar 1999 17:53:51 +0100
Cc: linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com
In-reply-to: <199903100920.KAA01213@sun168.eu>; from Tom Woelfel on Wed, Mar 10, 1999 at 10:20:19AM +0100
References: <199903081247.NAA02741@sun168.eu> <19990309000234.A2804@alpha.franken.de> <199903100920.KAA01213@sun168.eu>
Sender: owner-linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com
On Wed, Mar 10, 1999 at 10:20:19AM +0100, Tom Woelfel wrote:

> My Indy has seen the light ;-). The kernel boots and goes it's way
> through the device checking. All disk's are recognized and the
> mount-request for the root-file-system is send to the server. The
> (root)-dir is mounted from the Indy. (I can see this in the server-log)
> Then the prom-memory is freed and the last thing I see is: 
> freeing unused kernel memory 52k
> 
> Then nothing happens anymore. I think the next thing to come should be 
> the 'init' process (init doesn't need to be an ECOFF - exec ?).
> 
> Or do I nedd a modified init to jump into setup?

No, you definately don't need any other changes than the kernel since the
kernel image is the only file that is ever being touched by the PROM.

  Ralf

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