lkml.org 
[lkml]   [1997]   [Jan]   [3]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
 
Messages in this thread
/
From
SubjectRe: bzdisk boot failure
Date
> I compiled 2.0.27 with 'make bzdisk'.  The compilation was successful, but
> when I tried to boot with the floppy, I got
>
> Loading....
>
> Followed by a repeating series of:
>
> 1010
> AX:0212
> BX:3400
> CX:0001
> DX:0000.
>
> The first one or two of these had different numbers, but after that they
> repeated as above.
>
> Using the bzImage file produced by the compilation with loadlin resulted
> in a successful boot.
>
> Is bzdisk broken somehow, or is there something I need to do? I only make
> the disks for use in case of problems.

First thing that I would assume, is that you're using a 720K disk to
load your kernel off of. I believe Linus stated back around the 1.3.70 stage
that low denisity disks will no longer work, no matter if you're using bzdisk
or zdisk. you will have to use a high density disk, loadlin, or LILO. Try
remaking bzdisk with a HD disk, and you should be fine..

BL.
--
Brad Littlejohn | Email: tyketto@unomaha.edu
Unix Systems Administrator, | bradl@otto.bf.rmit.edu.au
WebMaster, NewsMaster.. Smeghead! :) | http://www.unomaha.edu/~tyketto
PGP: 1024/E9DF4D85 67 6B 33 D0 B9 95 F4 37 4B D1 CE BD 48 B0 06 93
\
 
 \ /
  Last update: 2005-03-22 13:38    [from the cache]
©2003-2011 Jasper Spaans. Advertise on this site