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Old 10-01-2003, 02:24 PM   #1
VeKTeReX
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9.0 and 9.1 and IBM xSeries


I am currently trying to install Slackware 9.1 onto an
IBM xSeries 340 box. The hard drive is on an Adaptec
78xx adapter and the floppy/CDROM are plugged into the
on board IDE which is a ServerWorks chipset.

The CDROM boots fine and i can boot with either the
adaptec.s or xfs.s kernels and see my SCSI devices, but
when i get to the "SOURCE" portion of the Slackware
setup, my CDROM device (/dev/hda) is not recognized.
This happens even if i boot up with bare.i.

I have tried manually mounting the disk, passing
hda=cdrom at boot time and few other tricks but nothing
seems to work.

Anyone got any clues?
 
Old 10-01-2003, 04:43 PM   #2
ccajina
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Same problem

Hi, there's another thread about this problem (IBM xSeries 335/345 support) that you might want to look at. The bottom line: with Slackware 9.0 things are pretty tough, almost impossible. With 9.1 version test is still being done to solve issues with the IDE CDROM not being recognized for your source location.

Gud luck!
 
  


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