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Re: HELP can't boot

To: <linux-mips@oss.sgi.com>, Ian <ian@WPI.EDU>
Subject: Re: HELP can't boot
From: "Soeren Laursen" <soeren.laursen@scrooge.dk>
Date: Wed, 8 Aug 2001 10:25:44 +0200
In-reply-to: <Pine.OSF.4.33.0108071650040.27293-100000@grover.WPI.EDU>
Reply-to: soeren.laursen@scrooge.dk
Sender: owner-linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
You need (as I know) to use irix to prepare the disk.

But read the following links:

http://black.hole.org/indy-boot.html
http://foobazco.org/~wesolows/Install-HOWTO.html
http://www.stafwag.f2s.com/indy/index.php?lang=eng


Søren,

> OK I'm having some problems here.
> 
> I recently received an SGI Indy (complete with all hardware except disk)
> and I installed a blank 1-GB scsi disk (no disk errors reported on bootup)
> but without sash I cannot netboot linux.
> 
> My question is this:  How can I netboot linux (using bootp, tftp, and nfs,
> all confirmed working)?  I the kernel and the hardhat kit, but I can't get
> the Indy to load the kernel.
> 
> I have no IRIX kits available, nor a CD-writer (although I have
> access to a CD-writer if needed).  PLEASE help!
> 
> Thanks in advance!
> 
> --
> Ian Cooper
> ian@wpi.edu



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