[debian-yeeloong-project] Lemote Mini-PC 6004 D-I Problem

John Long codeblue at inbox.lv
Mon Aug 6 09:34:58 UTC 2012

On Sun, Aug 05, 2012 at 08:49:28PM +0100, Michael Stevens wrote:
> On Sun, Aug 05, 2012 at 05:38:16AM -0700, Ted Krovetz wrote:
> > I got two responses to my query:
> > 
> > 1) My Mini-PC *is* running but displays nothing on screen and I should be able to ssh into it. I never see the hard disk light flicker, and my DHCP server never grants a lease, so I don't think this is right.
> > 
> > 2) Hit <ENTER> to make booting continue. This didn't help.
> > 
> > If any of the people working on the debian-installer for yeelong are monitoring this list, I'd be happy to help you debug the problem. In PMON, using cat and dir, I've verified that boot.cfg and grub.elf are both on (wd0,0).
> > 
> > Should
> > 
> >   boot (wd0,0)/grub.elf
> > 
> > launch my installation directly from PMON? It loads the file, but then hangs.
> I've not tried installing in a while, but I was unable to get the
> pmon->grub->linux based boot to work, I had to manually setup to boot
> straight from pmon.

This is what I suggested also. But more to the point, what do you gain from
Grub when PMON already supports a menu like Grub? Why go through more than one
bootloader when one is enough?

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