On Tue, 2006-05-16 at 00:49 +0200, Mike Hammill wrote:
After upgrading FC4 to FC5, I have not been able to successfully
reboot yet. The problem is a messed up yaboot.conf, I think. I
could use some help and or advice on that. Specifically, can I
specify at yaboot's "boot:" prompt (or perhaps it's OpenFirmware's)
an "init=" ? And if so, how?
It's sounds like an ofpath bug (for real this time...). What exact
hardware do you have.
As you can see, I'm struggling with things I don't totally
here (probably why I am not succeeding!) First off, I'm not sure
exactly what initrd's really do. Second, I'm not sure not having one
is really the problem; it could be that odd message about the
console. Finally, even if I'm barking up the right tree, I don't
know how to make OpenFirmware/yaboot do the right thing.
A few notes, atm yaboot can not add initrd from the boot line (I really
need to fix this
Help or advice appreciated.
PS I don't have the yaboot.conf installed by the FC5 DVD in front of
me, but as I remember is didn't include much more than a boot=/dev/
hda2 and partition=3 in it.
Can you boot off the DVD with "linux rescue" into rescue mode. We
should be able to fix up from there. If you can boot into rescue mode,
grab yaboot.conf, and run ofpath --debug /dev/hda2
Also wget http://people.redhat.com/pnasrat/ofpath
and try with that