On Mon, 11 Aug 2003 11:27:22 +0000, Zachary Barrow
<yakuza465hotmail.com> wrote:If you are using the loadlin from Redhat 7.3, you might need a newer> I am running a 750 mhz PIII with 2 hd's and 2 cdroms, no scsi, 384k of
> ram. I currently run win98 and Redhat 7.3. I am using loadlin as a
> I installed Slackware 9.0 on a new partition (/dev/hdd9) and everything
> went fine. The install procedure made a bootdisk for me. When booting
> from the floppy everything starts up fine. However, when trying to boot
> using loadlin c:\svmlinuz root=/dev/hdd9 ro, I get the error:
> ran out of input data
> --System halted
> This doesn't happen when I boot using Redhat which uses the command
> loadlin c:\vmlinuz root=/dev/hdd2 ro.
> Anyways, I'm stumped as to why it will boot from floppy but not from the
> hard drive. All discussion on the topic that I can find on the internet
> is related to Lilo but I don't use it.
> p.s. I tried copying my kernel on /dev/hdd9 to the c: drive, I tried
> copying from the boot floppy to the c: drive, and I tried copying my
> kernel from the /dev/hdd9 location to a floppy to the c: drive just to
> see if it was an incompatible filesystem thing.
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