Subject: Re: 1.2: Can't install
From: Eric C. Wieder (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Wed Jun 14 2000 - 11:04:45 MDT
This is where I found the kernel that works on my F50 (UNI mode only);
Stefan Schneider wrote:
> Dan, I've been trying to locate that kernel image but the one I downloaded
> reports exceptions on all my B50's.. any ideas? (I'm just soooo close to
> grab the kernel sources and patch them myself :)
> Stefan Schneider
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Dan Burcaw <email@example.com>
> To: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Sent: Tuesday, June 13, 2000 10:55 PM
> Subject: Re: 1.2: Can't install
> > > Had the same problems with an F50. Check this list archive around 5/13.
> I had
> > > to
> > > copy the CD to another server, make symbolic links from RedHat ->
> > > and
> > > run FTP install.
> > > Then the install worked, but the machine wouldn't boot with the 2.2.15
> > > on the
> > > CD. Had to back off to the 2.2.12 kernel from CS 1.1, and now running
> > > from
> > > the Suse 6.3 Beta.
> > > Fun stuff. Your new CD probably won't work either. I think it's
> something with
> > > the install
> > > ramdisk image.
> > It is not the ramdisk but the kernel. We shipped the 1.1 kernel with 1.2
> > for RS6000 just to include a kernel period. (since the 1.1 kernel was the
> > last one we were able to build working on RS/6000).
> > SuSE magically has a 2.2.14 RS/6000 kernel that work for us on our F50 and
> > B50. Their kernel source can not be found on their ftp site so they are
> > probably holding back important patches to the kernel to fix RS6k support.
> > Even the good folks at IBM are having the problems we are.
> > Regards,
> > Dan
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