[parisc-linux] 755/125 problems
18 Nov 2001 11:24:53 -0700
On Sun, 2001-11-18 at 09:11, Aaron Macks wrote:
> So I finally have a viable system in the form of a 755/125(384mb ram,
> internal FWscsi drive and 2 atm cards). I can get it to boot under
> the HPUX still installed on the HD, and it seems to work(not root
> pw). I tried booting it off the internal CD with the 0.92 disc and
> it seemed to freeze at the 'Branching to kernel address .....".
> Three questions:
> Is this common or an oddity with my system?
The 755 (and 735) are only partially supported at this time. The
fast-wide disks are behind an outfield card which is not supported yet,
so you can not use the FW disks. It has been a long time since I
installed the 0.9.2 iso, but I have tested tested the rc1 of the
upcoming 0.9.3 iso on the 755 and it installed fine :)
> It currently only allows a net boot off of the ATM cards, either the
> EISA or the slider. How can I force it to use the onboard 10 base
> T(AUI) or even 10 Base 2?
I have not run into this one yet, and I did a network install of the 755
using the built-in 10 base-T. I will see if I can find an additional
EISA network card to add to the machine and see if I can duplicate your
> The other might be slightly off topic, but is there an easy way to
> reset the root pw on the HPUX install?(I believe I have HPUX install
> media somewhere but I'm probably wrong.)
yeah, boot into the hpux isl menu:
boot pri isl
when in the isl menu
will put you in single user mode where you can change the root passwd.
> Aaron Macks(email@example.com)
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