installing CRUX

Anthony LaTorre tlatorre at uchicago.edu
Fri Jul 1 17:02:16 UTC 2016


On Fri, Jul 1, 2016 at 11:52 AM, Steve Volumetric
<volumetricsteve at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello,
>
> 1.where'd you get this hardware?

It's hardware that is used in the lab I work in.

>
> 2.what's your install proceedure?  what filesystem type are you putting on
> that CF card?

I haven't even gotten to that point. The installation fails before I
get to a prompt to format the drive.

>
> On Fri, Jul 1, 2016 at 12:49 PM, Anthony LaTorre <tlatorre at uchicago.edu>
> wrote:
>>
>> Hi,
>>
>> I'm trying to install CRUX 2.7.1 on a Pentium 3 single board computer
>> with 512 MB of RAM. The data sheet for the SBC is here:
>> https://www.surplussales.com/computeraccess/pdf/eqp-vmivme-7648-740.pdf.
>>
>> I'm booting from a CD ROM and after I get to the "boot: " prompt and
>> hit enter everything goes OK until I get to:
>>
>> * Copying files from squashfs
>>
>> at which point everything goes haywire. Sometimes I get "cp: read
>> error" messages, sometimes it segfaults, but I've never been able to
>> get past this point.
>>
>> I should mention that the only hard drive on the machine is an 8 GB
>> compact flash card, I don't know if that's relevant.
>>
>> Any ideas on whether I might be able to get this to work or not?
>>
>> Thanks,
>>
>> Tony
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