installing CRUX

Steve Volumetric volumetricsteve at gmail.com
Fri Jul 1 17:03:32 UTC 2016


im sorry i misread, do you have access to the bios?
On Jul 1, 2016 1:02 PM, "Anthony LaTorre" <tlatorre at uchicago.edu> wrote:

> 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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