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Re: installation problem.

To: Mike Shaver <>
Subject: Re: installation problem.
From: Ulf Carlsson <>
Date: Thu, 26 Feb 1998 10:00:54 +0100 (CET)
In-reply-to: <>
On Wed, 25 Feb 1998, Mike Shaver wrote:

> Ulf Carlsson wrote:
> > It's also very strange that the kernel doesn't detect my scsi harddrives
> > correctly (I have reported these error messages earlier). I tested fx, and
> > fx detected them correctly. I get the same error with my orginal sgi
> > harddrive which obviously works, since irix doesn't have any problems with
> > it.
> that drive SCSI id 7?  I had problems with one of my drives
> (which was happy under IRIX) until I changed the id to something other
> than 7.

No, one drive is at id 4 and one at id 6.

Have I forgot to do something? I used the Disk Manager from the menu to
partition my scsi drive. Then I used mke2fs /dev/dsk/dks0d6s7. Is that the
corrected procedure?

> > I'll take a look in the kernel source and try to figure out what's causing
> > that kernel paging error.
> You want to run mips-linux-objdump to get a function+offset (or, if that
> kernel was compiled -g, line number info) for the fault, and then we can
> try to debug it.

Is mips-linux-objdump in the binutils package?

/Ulf Carlsson

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