Bug#118669: boot-floppies: potato/woody/sid install fail to start on SparcStation2/10
severity 118669 important
tags 118669 + moreinfo
> Justification: renders package unusable
No, just for users with this hardware.
Warren Turkal <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> The boot-floppy images that are on the ftp sites will not boot on
> either sparcstation2 or sparcstation10.
The ones from the testing/woody distribution (3.0.16) or the one from
the stable/potato distribution (2.2.22)?
> On the 2, it gets to SILO. When you press enter to start the
> install, it proceeds to uncompress the kernel. It then fails with
> something like IDPROM: failed reading format. The 10 claims that it
> cannot find a sun boot label or something like that and does not
> even get to SILO. I tried this on two different sparc2's and one
> sparc10. One Sparc2 had 32 mb RAM, and the other has 64 mb RAM. I
> don't know about the sparc10.
Which image were you using? I believe you're supposed to use the
sun4cdm images, but the documentation should make that clear.
...Adam Di Carlo..<email@example.com>...<URL:http://www.onshored.com/>