First, ther are some problems with the installer's partitioner; to avoid
this, make your disk an 'option' disk under Irix. This will set up one
big partition to install onto. Just skip partitioning altogether in the
I expect you can fix your bootp problems by debugging it by using tcpdump
or another packet sniffer on the network. However, forcing it like you are
is just fine too.
Alex deVries, puffin on LinuxNet.
On Fri, 21 Aug 1998, Jan F. Chadima wrote:
> Date: Fri, 21 Aug 1998 02:03:53 +0200 (MET DST)
> From: "Jan F. Chadima" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> To: email@example.com
> Subject: Installing indy - help please
> I've tried to install linux on indy (hardhat 5.1), I got some problems
> 1) I can't see screen 158 x 62 as is proclamated, but only 127 x 47 upper
> left corner
> 2) I can't boot by bootp, it does nothing (return to monitor)
> 3) If booted vmlinux from irix with nfsroot=... I get install, then I can
> select packages,
> format the partition, but just after that install dies with signal 11
> Can You Help me?
> J. F. Chadima (firstname.lastname@example.org)