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Re: HELP can't boot

To: Ian <ian@WPI.EDU>
Subject: Re: HELP can't boot
From: Florian Lohoff <flo@rfc822.org>
Date: Thu, 9 Aug 2001 01:23:18 +0200
Cc: Guido Guenther <guido.guenther@gmx.net>, Soeren Laursen <soeren.laursen@scrooge.dk>, linux-mips <linux-mips@oss.sgi.com>
In-reply-to: <Pine.OSF.4.33.0108081532180.2274-100000@grover.WPI.EDU>; from ian@WPI.EDU on Wed, Aug 08, 2001 at 03:35:22PM -0400
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References: <20010808174351.C17694@paradigm.rfc822.org> <Pine.OSF.4.33.0108081532180.2274-100000@grover.WPI.EDU>
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On Wed, Aug 08, 2001 at 03:35:22PM -0400, Ian wrote:
> > tftp/nfs-root boot ? The prom is enough.
> 
> When I type "boot bootp():/tftpboot/kernel-hardhat" at the PROM command
> monitor, I get an error that it can't find Sash (the Irix [6.2]
> bootloader).  Sash appears to be necessary to do a netboot.

Try to delete the "boot" at the beginning - That means to start the
sash bootloader which will do the bootp request which the prom is
able to do itself.

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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