Opteron / Tyan motherboard fault on boot.
dbs at stonekeep.com
Fri Aug 20 11:10:01 CEST 2004
On Thu, 2004-08-19 at 19:29, Eric W. Biederman wrote:
> mkelf-linux does not know how to bypass the BIOS calls so
> it will not work under LinuxBIOS.
> Please get mkelfImage 2.5
Thanks Eric, but I think the problem is deeper than this.
I just tried to start Linuxbios on the machine, with no network cable,
no drives, no nothing. It starts up, comes to the Boot from (N)etwork
(D)isk (F)loppy or (Q)uit.
I hit 'Q' here.
And I get LinuxBIOS-184.108.40.206_Fallback [date date] starting...
So this is happening way before the image is even downloaded.
I'm experiencing other problems with this bios image as well. I can't
boot of hard drive or off floppy, it justs, for [D]isk boot "probing
pci disk [IDE] LBA48mode, disk-1...
Searching for image...
Probing pci disk...
Probing isa disk...
Boot from (N)etwork...
When I replace the BIOS chip back with the AMI original image, I'm able
to boot from floppy without a problem.
So, my next step is to rebuild my linuxbios image, and flash it again...
but... it appears that cvs.sourceforge.net is down. Does anyone have a
recent checkout of the CVS tree I can wget or ftp? Please IM or mail
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