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Old 06-02-2009, 04:47 PM   #1
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cant boot geexbox 1.2

Hi I have a toshiba portage 3840CT
I can boot and use v 1.1 but it bombs out for 1.2
ive seen this for other versions of linux and what it sems to be is the following:
the cd drive is "IDE" however it is phisicly on the PCMCIA channel, this is apprently common in these laptops, I have been advised the search for PCMCIA devices causes the OS to not find thes IDE devices later????
what i need to know is how do i stop all pcmcia action at boot?
is there a default command i can feed to the kernal.
sorry if iseem informed by dumb but my knowledge is very patchy.
Am I going wrong..??
**** ERROR: can't access GeeXboX second stage system ! ****

# Guess you're booting form a CD-ROM...
# Possible error reasons:
- your CD drive is not recognised.
- This is not a valid GeeXbox CD-ROM.
# List of avalible devices:
ls:/dev/disk/by-uuid//ded/disk/by-uuid/7ea6125a-ad54-4c60-a61a8c1688cf7735: no such file or directory
Old 06-04-2009, 03:08 PM   #2
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before the CDROM search i get the following errors
PCI_IDE 0000:01 :03.0: device not avalibel because of BAR 2 [0x0-0x7] collosions

then lots of repeated errors relating including "failed with error -22"

am I right in thinking this is a memory addressing issue?????

does this relate.?
Old 06-23-2009, 02:49 PM   #3
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OK ive got quite far over at the geexbox forums, however it looks like they and i have come to a dead end.

the thread is here.
it will boot but one of the scripts locks into a loop?

any idea?????


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