I was having trouble with Puppy Linux booting on a few PCs I have.Â It took a while to find the answer, so I’m posting it here in case others need it.
I was running it on an Intel D201GLY motherboard, but this error doesn’t appear to be specific to that board.Â That said, the following link was where I found the answer (hint: it’s in the last post):
The error is:
Searching for Puppy files in computer disk drives…
pup_400.sfs not found. Dropping out to initial-ramdisk console…
The answer is to start Puppy with the switch acpi=noirq, so at the first screen you see when booting (Grub), type the following:
Then hit enter.Â Things should work better.