[rescue] Indig2 install blues
larrys at lexis-nexis.com
Sun Oct 20 18:56:39 CDT 2002
Be careful here. The old lunchbox sony sun cd drive would not boot a
crimson. I^2 may vary. plex & tosh drives (the _right_ tosh -- see the
faq) will work.
"Sheldon T. Hall" <shel at cmhcsys.com> wrote:
> From: "root" <venabledavid at qwest.net> sez ...
> > Is it safe to assume that if a cdrom drive boots a Sun it will boot a
> > Indigo2?
> It worked for me.
> > I have whats looks to be a correctly set up external cdrom,
> > Irix 5.3 on Iso, and the correct commands. Hinv sees the cdrom as scsi
> > address 4.
> > When I run the "boot -f" command it whines that the header lable is not
> > correct and that there is no bootable media in the drive.
> I don't know about 5.3, but I used information at the following URLs to
> install IRIX 6.5 on my Indigo2...
> Plus, of course, some help from this list.
> In my case, I think the boot command was somewhat more complex; IIRC, it
> invoked sash and fx by name from the CD-ROM. I'm damned if I remember it,
> but I think it's on one of those Russian or Spanish pages....
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