More on booting 43P-140

Olaf Hering olh at
Sun Jul 15 03:34:24 EST 2001

On Sat, Jul 14, Leigh Brown wrote:

> Hi all,
> After an embarrasing hour when I couldn't work out why the root fs disk
> wasn't being recognised for my kernels but was for the one I downloaded,
> I have finally made it into the install program for SuSE 7.1 and Debian
> woody.  However, both have the same problem - they say I don't have any
> disks!  This is weird because in both installers I can bring up a shell
> and manually create and mount an ext2 partition on hdisk1 (/dev/sdb).

Do you have devfs active in your .config? If yes, boot with "nodevfs" or

cat /proc/partitions should show /dev/sdaX and notsomething different.

Gruss Olaf

 $ man clone

       Main feature not yet implemented...

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