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Old 12-25-2008, 02:31 PM
Moritz Muehlenhoff
 
Default Bug#277486: Sarge installer does not boot on a MVME2434 (PowerPC PReP architecture)

reassign 277486 linux-2.6
thanks

On Wed, Oct 20, 2004 at 01:25:00PM +0200, Pablo de Vicente wrote:
> -----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE-----
> Hash: SHA1
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> Package: installation-reports
>
> Debian-installer-version: 04-08-2004. I got it from
> ftp://ftp.debian.org/debian/dists/sarge/main/installer-powerpc/rc1/images/powerpc/netboot
> uname -a: NOT available
> Date: 13-02-2004
> Method: Netboot using TFTP and an NFS root. I connect from a Debian laptop to
> the MVME2434 Serial port 0 using kermit @ 9600 bauds.
>
> Machine: Motorola MVME2434
> Processor: Motorola PowerPC (PReP architecture)
> Memory: 256 Mb
> Root Device: NFS root
> Root Size/partition table: None
>
> Output of lspci: None. Not available
>
> Base System Installation Checklist:
>
> Initial boot worked: [E]
> Configure network HW: [ ]
> Config network: [ ]
> Detect CD: [ ]
> Load installer modules: [ ]
> Detect hard drives: [ ]
> Partition hard drives: [ ]
> Create file systems: [ ]
> Mount partitions: [ ]
> Install base system: [ ]
> Install boot loader: [ ]
> Reboot: [ ]
> [O] = OK, [E] = Error (please elaborate below), [ ] = didn't try it
>
> Comments/Problems:
>
> The kernel does not boot. I get the following message:
>
> Network Booting from: DEC21143, Controller 0, Device 0
> Device Name: /pci@80000000/pci1011,19@e,0:0,0
> Loading: vmlinuz-prep.initrd
>
> Client IP Address = 193.146.252.58
> Server IP Address = 193.146.252.30
> Gateway IP Address = 193.146.252.1
> Subnet IP Address Mask = 255.255.255.128
> Boot File Name = vmlinuz-prep.initrd
> Argument File Name =
>
> Network Boot File load in progress... To abort hit <BREAK>
>
> Bytes Received =&5668354, Bytes Loaded =&5668354
> Bytes/Second =&436027, Elapsed Time =13 Second(s)
>
> Residual-Data Located at: $0FF88000
> loaded at: 00005400 00574FF4
> relocated to: 00800000 00D6FBF4
> zimage at: 00805A14 00932601
> initrd at: 00933000 00D65EF4
> avail ram: 00400000 00800000
>
> Linux/PPC load: root=/dev/nfs ip=192.168.0.120:192.168.0.10
> nfsroot=/var/lib/nfs/pebbles-sa console=ttyS0,9600
> Uncompressing Linux...done.
> Now booting the kernel
>
> ^^^ ____and it stalls here____
>
> I can boot this host from a customized 2.4.27 kernel provided by a third
> person. I mounted a root from an old potato base2_2.tar potato and upgraded
> to woody. But this is in a different NFS root. I just wanted to see if I
> could install from scratch Sarge in this host.

Does this error still occur with more recent kernel versions?

Cheers,
Moritz




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