Ok, but now I haven't got any system on the box, because I formatted both
disks (I've got two 9 Gb disks).
Where do I have to type that command?
Can I create a bootable floppy, boot from it and then type the command?
If this is what I have to do, how can I do that?
I guess /dev/sdX means /dev/sda or /dev/sdb depending on which disk I want to
Sorry, but I'm not very skilled in this kind of things.
Thanks very much
Olaf Hering wrote:
On Tue, Feb 27, Jorge Cambra wrote:
I installed SuSE 7.0 Linux for PPC on an RS/6000 43p model 150.
Before installing SuSE I had AIX 4.3.3 in that box so, I had to format
the hard disk with the AIX diagnostics CD, because if you don't do that,
you cannot install SuSE.
Later I had to install again AIX in that box, but I'm not able. I've
tried to format the hard disk, but is useless.
Has anyone tried to install SuSE in an RS/6000 and after, tried to
I'm not even able to restore the backup copy of the operating system
done with mksysb (aix smitty)
fdisk can not handle that AIX label, it segfaults in the background and
yast doesnt like that.
dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/sdX for a few seconds on console 2.
Then try again.
Its possible that AIX can not handle the DOS label on the disk? I had
not problems with reinstalling AIX here.
Maybe you have to clear the partition again with the command above.
$ man clone
Main feature not yet implemented...