Booting pc164

Robert Williams (
Wed, 13 Nov 1996 14:10:33 -0500

What is the procedure for booting
a pc164 (Aspen Durango) and starting
a Linux installation? Is there a HOWTO?

The boot Jumper is out (Windows NT
ARC firmware is loaded). I've configured
the boot menu to boot from the floppy disk
as follows:

SYSTEMPARTITION multi(0)disk(0)fdisk(0)
OSLOADER multi(0)disk(0)fdisk(0)
OSLOADPARTITION multi(0)disk(0)fdisk(0)

When I "verify boot selections", I get:

Checking linux...
SYSTEMPARTITION cannot be found, value is:
OSLOADER cannot be found, value is:....etc

When I "boot linux" the floppy diode lights,
and I get:

Error: Device error, press andy key to continue

Is this the correct procedure?

from Bob Williams,

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