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CFE>port 0:1/9 enabled (high speed) USB bus 0 device 2: vendor 0930 product 6544 class 08: Mass-Storage Device USBMASS: Unit 0 connected CFE> ramdisk -z -addr=0x24000000 -fs=iso atapi0.1:install/powerpc64/initrd.gz ... CFE> setenv bootargs "root=/dev/ramdisk" ... CFE> boot -elf -noints -fatfs usbdisk0:vmlinux-3.8.7 ... returning from prom_inithangs with thumbdrive blinkety-blink
I have verified the CD I made from debian-7.1.0-powerpc-netinst.iso.
I unarced kernel-3.8.7x1000.tar.gz to ram:, and then unarced kernel-3.8.7x1000.tar to ram:, then dragged the contents of ram:kernel-3.8.7x1000 to the thumb drive. Here is that thumbdrive:
list KINGSTON: Directory "KINGSTON:" on Wednesday 07-Aug-13 3.8.7X1000 Dir ----rwed Sunday 14:21:16 vmlinux-3.8.7 12652220 ----rwed 13-Apr-13 13:06:34 .Trashes Dir ---a-wed Yesterday 21:16:00 ._.Trashes 4096 -----wed Yesterday 21:16:00 2 files - 12M bytes - 2 directories - 24738 blocks usedThis is a stock X1000 from AmiKit, May 2012.
I took the thumb drive over to my wife's iBook and used the disk utility to check it out. It confirmed that the format was FAT and it complained about all the files having long names. That was it. It seemed to see everything just fine.
I'm not sure what to try next. A compact flash? I know nothing
about compact flash. Nothing.|