[Soekris] soekris boxes & linux
timbar at gmail.com
Thu Sep 2 12:06:32 UTC 2004
The Soekris boxes see the CF disk as hda not sda. You need to change
/dev/sda to /dev/hda in lilo.conf and run lilo again.
Note that you will need to run lilo with a chroot command (chroot
/mnt/cf lilo -C lilo.conf) as per the pebble.README.
Hope this helps,
On Thu, 2 Sep 2004 10:37:05 +0100, John P. Looney <valen at tuatha.org> wrote:
> I got one booting monowall, but Debian is proving trickier.
> I downloaded Pebble, untarred it onto an ext3 formatted CF card, setup
> the below /etc/lilo.conf, ran lilo under a chroot. The lilo.conf is;
> # My CF writer is /dev/sda
> boot = /dev/sda
> disk = /dev/sda
> bios = 0x80
> image = /boot/vmlinuz-2.4.26-pebble
> root = /dev/hda1
> label = 2.4.26
> Alas, the soekris monitor seems to ignore my flash card. strings on
> /dev/sda shows that lilo is written alright.
> "boot 80" from the monitor is no help;
> > boot 80
> No Boot device available, enter monitor.
> I don't even get a lilo prompt. I notice that after a minute or two idle,
> the monitor no longer response to keypresses, and has to be reset. Is this
> usual ? I'm feeding it 12V, which seems to be OK, according to the Net4501
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