[Soekris] SuSE 10.2 install success...
eknuds-soekris at knudstrup.org
Mon Mar 5 08:28:06 UTC 2007
Okay, it took me far too long to figure this out, so I'm going to detail this
for the Soekris archives. I haven't had to build a kernel in such a long
Thanks to Mr. Umhunhum for his assistance.
As I'm writing this my machine is fscking the hard drive. I had to move it
around so much between my laptop, the USB carrier, and the board that I hope
I didn't shorten its lifetime.
Here's my menu.lst:
(none):/boot/grub # cat menu.lst
serial --unit=0 --speed=19200 --word=8 --parity=no --stop=1 --dumb
# Modified by YaST2. Last modification on Sun Mar 4 22:33:21 PST 2007
##YaST - generic_mbr
##YaST - activate
###Don't change this comment - YaST2 identifier: Original name: linux###
title openSUSE 10.2
kernel /boot/vmlinuz-22.214.171.124-34-default root=/dev/hdc2 showopts
kernel /boot/vmlinuz-126.96.36.199-34k1 console=ttyS0,19200,8n1 root=/dev/hda2
I had to put the serial parameters into the menu.lst file to get grub to not
come up garbled. Notice the "dumb" parameter. I am using minicom as a
In order for the system to come up with a ramdisk I had to configure the
kernel for built in IDE and EXT FS support.
I also removed support for VGA terminals. Damn, I just noticed that I forgot
to change inittab. Back to the USB carrier for the hard drive.
I'll post my kernel config later.
Please post any questions :).
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