43p-140 install issues

Leigh Brown leigh at solinno.co.uk
Tue Jan 4 06:42:50 EST 2005

Ulrich Teichert said:
> Linux/PPC load: console=ttyS0,9600 console=tty0 root=/dev/ram

Delete the "console=tty0", so you end up with:

 Linux/PPC load: console=ttyS0,9600 root=/dev/ram

and try again!

>>It should never ask the console question again unless you change the
>>config (plug in a mouse for example), unless your nvram battery is a
>>bit flat of course!
> This seems to be the case. But it really simplifies things, as I've never
> been able to warm-boot anything ;-) Only a cold boot helps. Maybe Daniel
> should remove the battery to reset things completely?
> Anyway, without your site, Leigh, I would still have a big doorstop only,
> thanks again,

No problem.  The amazing thing is, once you actually get them running,
RS/6000's run Linux really reliably.  It's getting them booting that's
the problem :-/

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