[openbeos] Re: Starting with OpenBeOS

  • From: "Axel Dörfler" <axeld@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: openbeos@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Mon, 26 Apr 2004 12:48:41 +0200 CEST

"Jonas Sundstrom" <kirilla@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > > I've tried building it myself (yesterday, fresh tarball) as well 
> > > as 
> > > using the current build farm floppy, but it doesn't seem to do 
> > > much 
> > > of anything before rebooting.
> > > Mine's a 2GHz Celeron, i845, 512MB regular BeOS PC.
> > Since it works here, I currently don't care a lot
> > when it doesn't work at other places as you can't
> > do much with the kernel anyway. 
> I'm not complaining, I'm simply asking which of -halt- and -reboot- 
> is 
> the expected behaviour at the moment. 
> My thoughts were that perhaps my PC was so fast that it rebooted 
> before 
> I could read the output. 
> I'm just trying to figure out if what I'm seeing here is the expected 
> behaviour or not. 

If you are using the floppy boot image, you should get a prompt as the 
result of the boot process. If you are booting HD, you should see a 
halt which really is the kernel debugger (over serial null-modem).


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