Sun Netra I5
Hi everyone! (how many are on here anyway?)
I'm a happy Debian user on the i386 platform. Recently we inherited a
Sun Netra I5 server, and I'm unhappy with Solaris ... no development
tools means no fun.
So, I decided to try debian-sparc. The rescue disk boots fine, but I
can't get the system to load the "root" disk. I suspect this is because
the I5 is a headless box, and uses a console off the serial port. I'm
guessing that the kernel doesn't know that and is expecting a keystroke
on the keyboard instead.
Am I thinking right here? ... and if so, could someone help me out? I
can't see an easy way of acquiring a Sparc kernel that is configured to
use a serial console instead.
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