boot problems on pseries
linas at austin.ibm.com
Thu Aug 24 09:59:40 EST 2006
On Tue, Aug 22, 2006 at 12:50:26PM -0400, dtutty at porchlight.ca wrote:
> Boot failures:
> 1. CD not recognized as bootable, so use OF manually.
> 2. OF manually will boot yaboot.
> 3. yaboot doesn't find its config in the /etc directory
> of the cd, nor in the / directory of the CD with the
> yaboot executable.
> 4. when manually from yaboot attempt to boot a kernel
> image, get either:
> a) CLAIMED FAILED
Olaf's suggestion to use netboot is a good one.
Have you tried googling "yaboot claim fail"?
I see suggetions to run yabootconfig, which normally
writes stuff to a special boot partition at /dev/sda1
No clue how to do this for a CD.
The BSD faq has a long discussion
which seems to indicate that some load or offset is being
There seem to be plenty of other discussions as well
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