On Tue, Feb 03, 2004 at 01:20:24AM -0800, Gary Kline wrote: > Well, I followed one suggestion that the kern.flp mighthave been a dud. I re-formatted, and re dd'd ./kern.flp onto the floppy. (It's a new floppy, BTW.) After about 10 seconds of the ASCII spinner, I get the same errs mentioned below.
Is there a newer version of these flp files? Other than running a checksum, I'm at a loss. Ideas, please!! -gary > Folks, > > A few weeks ago I ftp'd the following flopping of 5.2 > to due a network sysinstall of a new upgraded HP Kayak. > > 53 -rw-r--r-- 1 kline wheel 53640 Jan 6 22:58 README.TXT > 1448 -rw------- 1 kline wheel 1474560 Jan 6 22:53 drivers.flp > 1448 -rw------- 1 kline wheel 1474560 Jan 6 22:55 fixit.flp > 1448 -rw------- 1 kline wheel 1474560 Jan 6 22:50 kern.flp > 1448 -rw------- 1 kline wheel 1474560 Jan 6 22:52 mfsroot.flp > pf 0:52 <tao>  > > I should mention that aside from my 4mm SCSI tape drive, > I'm converting the Kayak to all-IDE. I don't see how this > could make any difference in my floppy/network install > failing. > > First, I insert kern.flp and boot. What happens has never > happened before in the from-scratch floppy installs I've > done over the years. > > I finally see printed to the screen an error message concerning > > "error 16 lba 128 > "NO /boot/loader" > > this followed by the floppy attempt to find a kernel. Something > like > > "Default 0(0,a)/kernel > boot: error 16 lba 128" > > Note that prev. installs of RH-8.0 were done by CDROM, > and upgrded over the net. tHis box will be my new DNS > server and will be loaded for bear! ...Well, if i ever > get 5.2 installed.... > > Anybody have any clue where I've gon so terribly wrong!?? > > thanks for any ideas, > > gary > -- Gary Kline [EMAIL PROTECTED] www.thought.org Public service Unix _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"