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Re: patches for dvhtool

To: Guido Guenther <guido.guenther@gmx.net>
Subject: Re: patches for dvhtool
From: Florian Lohoff <flo@rfc822.org>
Date: Wed, 17 Jan 2001 16:51:52 +0100
Cc: linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
In-reply-to: <20010117162718.A2447@frodo.physik.uni-konstanz.de>; from guido.guenther@gmx.net on Wed, Jan 17, 2001 at 04:27:18PM +0100
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References: <20001015021522.B3106@bilbo.physik.uni-konstanz.de> <20010117154937.C2517@paradigm.rfc822.org> <20010117162718.A2447@frodo.physik.uni-konstanz.de>
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On Wed, Jan 17, 2001 at 04:27:18PM +0100, Guido Guenther wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 17, 2001 at 03:49:37PM +0100, Florian Lohoff wrote:
> > I set this in the prom:
> > 
> > OSLoadFilename=vmlinux
> > OSLoadPartition=/dev/sda1
> > OSLoader=vmlinux
> > SystemPartition=scsi(1)disk(4)rdisk(0)partition(0)
> No need to set OSLoadFilename, OSLoader should be sufficient. Could you
> try to use SystemPartition=...partition(8)? Since this is the partition
> number of the volume header AFAIR.


>> setenv SystemPartition scsi(1)disk(4)rdisk(0)partition(8)
>> boot
1212416+135264+143084 entry: 0x880025a8                                        

Thats it - Now silence as the serial console will not be detected
automagically or at least not very reliable.

Flo
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Florian Lohoff                  flo@rfc822.org             +49-5201-669912
     Why is it called "common sense" when nobody seems to have any?


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