[parisc-linux] 745i (Pace) boots

Matthew Wilcox willy@debian.org
Tue, 1 Apr 2003 13:51:18 +0100

On Tue, Apr 01, 2003 at 10:14:03AM +0200, Paul Weissmann wrote:
> just a quick note - the above mentioned system, a 745i/50, boots up
> fine with ``lifimage-2.4.20-pa32-20030322.gz'' over the network. it
> is basically a 725/50, just in a different enclosure with hp-ib
> support.

That's great!  Thanks for the report.

> if someone would tell me how to interrupt the debian-installer from
> coming up i could provide a dmesg or console log.

Easiest way is to boot with `init=/bin/sh'.  You do this by interacting
with IPL/ISL, editing one of the options and appending that string to it.

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