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Re: HELP can't boot

To: Ian <ian@WPI.EDU>
Subject: Re: HELP can't boot
From: Guido Guenther <>
Date: Wed, 8 Aug 2001 22:39:40 +0200
Cc: linux-mips <>
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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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 just "bootp():". The prom is clever enough to figure out the rest. 
> HardHat will a sufficient base to build a new system on (i.e. LFS) from
> scratch.  LFS is a program where you simply build a complete Linux system
I doubt that. You can't compile a recent glibc with that outdated toolchain.
 -- Guido

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