From: Lucio De Re <firstname.lastname@example.org> To: 9fans <email@example.com> Subject: Re: [9fans] Problems installing 9legacy on bare metal (Thinkpad X60) Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 07:52:00 +0200 [thread overview] Message-ID: <CAJQ9t7ifJd00-V855T1qcoANE-bCa++FY9SHUyCit=FuzrFd6g@mail.gmail.com> (raw) In-Reply-To: <16426926770.37DcE9.firstname.lastname@example.org> I think I can help you, but right now is a bad moment, maybe nag me over the weekend in private mail? I am running 9front on a T61 I acquired specifically, but I did actually install 9legacy and your problem seems familiar enough that I can at least compare notes with you. Lucio. PS: your message landed in SPAM, I'm not sure why GMail felt it ought to do that. On 1/20/22, email@example.com <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: > Hi, I'm trying to install 9legacy on a ThinkPad X60. I'm running 9front on > another machine, but I would like to explore 9legacy (or vanilla Plan 9) > more thoroughly. > > I've managed to serve 9legacy from a USB drive, however, any changes are > obviously lost whenever I reboot. I don't receive any install prompt on boot > to install the OS to the internal hard drive. It recognises disks sdB0 and > sdB1, but I'm only asked whether to start a terminal or cpu kernel or to do > it manually. I've seen in various places (like here > <https://0x783czar.files.wordpress.com/2012/05/1-install-boot.jpg>) that > booting from CD gives an option to install from CD. Terminal option (default > selection) works, cpu doesn't and I couldn't find any useful information to > even attempt it manually. Would it be wise to boot a terminal kernel and dd > the image from the USB over to the hard drive? This may be outright > ludicrous, so please excuse my naiveness. > > I've also tried to boot it from a CD, but I always get stuck at the 'Boot > from:' prompt after receiving the following error, so I don't even get to a > startup menu: > > [...] > disks: sdC0 > trying sdC0...dosinit: can't open #S/sdC0/9fat > dosinit #S/sdC0/9fat failed > Here it seems to only recognise the internal hard drive (sdC0). I've > encountered the same problem when installing vanilla Plan 9 from Bell Labs, > but none of the suggestions in the Plan 9 troubleshooting guide work. > > Has anyone encountered similar problems before or any ideas for how I could > resolve this issue? Thank you! > > --yakku -- Lucio De Re 2 Piet Retief St Kestell (Eastern Free State) 9860 South Africa Ph.: +27 58 653 1433 Cell: +27 83 251 5824 ------------------------------------------ 9fans: 9fans Permalink: https://9fans.topicbox.com/groups/9fans/Tb5aaf646618a421a-Ma03f2e0f63147be5b230c6d8 Delivery options: https://9fans.topicbox.com/groups/9fans/subscription
next prev parent reply other threads:[~2022-01-21 5:52 UTC|newest] Thread overview: 20+ messages / expand[flat|nested] mbox.gz Atom feed top 2022-01-20 15:31 yakkuliste 2022-01-21 5:52 ` Lucio De Re [this message] 2022-01-21 10:34 ` Richard Miller 2022-01-21 11:34 ` yakkuliste via 9fans 2022-01-21 13:20 ` Richard Miller 2022-01-21 13:33 ` yakkuliste via 9fans 2022-01-21 14:01 ` Richard Miller 2022-01-21 16:47 ` Richard Miller 2022-01-21 14:01 ` Thaddeus Woskowiak 2022-01-22 15:31 ` yakkuliste via 9fans 2022-01-22 16:07 ` Thaddeus Woskowiak 2022-01-23 2:17 ` Conor Williams 2022-01-23 8:27 ` Iruatã Souza 2022-01-23 10:43 ` Richard Miller 2022-01-23 14:37 ` Conor Williams 2022-01-24 3:23 ` Lucio De Re 2022-01-24 5:46 ` adr 2022-01-24 10:31 ` Lucio De Re 2022-01-27 12:47 ` yakkuliste via 9fans 2022-01-24 0:59 ` Thaddeus Woskowiak
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