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SubjectRe: problems on crusoe-based laptop
On 23 Jul 2002, Tibor Veres wrote:

> I'm trying to install linux to a toshiba libretto l5 (transmeta crusoe
> TM5800).
> I have no cd or floppy, I boot over the network with intel pxe bootrom..
> DHCP works, after stripping down the kernel to <512k, the kernel loads
> too, but I get the following error message:

> AX: 0205
| |_______ 5 sectors
|_________ Read command

> BX: 0200
|_______ Buffer is at offset 0x200
> CX: 0020
| |_______ Sector number 0x20
|_________ Track number 0
> DX: 0000.
|_________ Drive 0 (Floppy disk 0)
> 8000
| |___________ NR sectors read (0)
|_____________ Reason (no device or no interrupt)

Well it's trying to read from a floppy that doesn't exist. The
read code is from the boot-loader that is usually executed by
LILO (wrong boot-code for network booting).

Dick Johnson
Penguin : Linux version 2.4.18 on an i686 machine (797.90 BogoMips).
The US military has given us many words, FUBAR, SNAFU, now ENRON.
Yes, top management were graduates of West Point and Annapolis.

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