Install on 486 with floppy reboots after mfsroot
wblock at wonkity.com
Wed Feb 11 19:33:06 PST 2004
On Thu, 12 Feb 2004, Brent Bowman wrote:
> I get to the end of step "126.96.36.199 Booting for the i386™" where it
> tells to boot the kernel and no matter what I do, it just reboots the
> computer! Therefore it looses whatever it tried to put in memory and
> starts over again. How can I get it to go to the kernel setup?
> My Hardware:
> IBM PS/Valuepoint 486 33MHz
> 8 MB RAM
This is likely the problem. The install needs more than 8M, somewhere
between 12 and 16M last I heard.
If it helps, I have a Valuepoint 486 DX2/66 with 32M of RAM that runs
-Warren Block * Rapid City, South Dakota USA
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