Re: I: Problem booting kernel 1

David A Rusling (rusling@linux.reo.dec.com)
Mon, 04 Nov 1996 13:37:59 +0000

>
> I think someone should update the FAQ, to explain the whole MILO ELF/ECOFF
> problems.
>
> > I'm just purchase RedHat Linux 4.0 archive CD set. I also download
> > 'loadlin.exe' and image of milo XL from
> > 'ftp://gatekeeper.dec.com/pub/DEC/Linux-Alpha/Miniloader'
> > My machine is AlphaXL 266 Mhz with 32 MB memory, 1 GB HD and matrox card
> > (standard Alpha XL package)
> > Milo load fine from ARC console, but after issue the following boot command
> >
> > 'boot -t iso9660 scd0:kernels/xl.gz root=/dev/scd0'
> >
> > Milo seems to load the kernel from CDROM and then with this error
> >
> > #############################################################################
> > ########################################
> > Bad filehdr magic number 0x457f should be 0x183
> > MILO: Failed to load the kernel
> >
> > Please answer to this address
> > 'apisit@tla.mts.dec.com' I'm not the member of this mailing list.
>

Yes, ok, I get the picture. I'll update the FAQ _now_...

Dave

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