Re: Problems booting with initrd [was: Re: Testing 2.6.10 on sparc]
Just to update folks, I still haven't managed to get my hands on a
system where I can setup a tftp boot server. I'm wondering if I can do
that in a Cygwin environment on a Windows XPPro system ?
On Mon, 14 Feb 2005 19:03:40 -0500, Mehul Sanghvi
> Ok. I'll have to find/setup a Solaris box for that. Almost all of the machines
> here are Solaris except for one FreeBSD system and my U2 which is
> currently running
> I had just gotten around to Chapter 4 of the D-I guide when your email
> showed up :)
> On Tue, 15 Feb 2005 00:55:45 +0100, Frans Pop <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > On Tuesday 15 February 2005 00:32, Mehul Sanghvi wrote:
> > > Having taken a look at the netboot images directory, I have the
> > > following question(s):
> > >
> > > Where are the instructions for doing a netboot ?
> > http://d-i.alioth.debian.org/manual/
> > - http://d-i.alioth.debian.org/manual/en.sparc/ch04s04.html
> > - http://d-i.alioth.debian.org/manual/en.sparc/ch05s01.html#boot-tftp
> > > How do I get the boot.img onto a bootable CD ?
> > You don't :-P
> > You get it on a bootp/dhcp/tftp server.
> > > What else should go on the CD ?
> > Nothing, as you don't use the CD drive during a netboot installation.
> > > The latest stuff in the netboot sparc64 directory seems to be from
> > > November. Is that correct ?
> > No, the latest images are from Jan. 27.
> > You need the sparc32/netboot or sparc64/netboot directories in:
> > http://people.debian.org/~joshk/d-i/images/daily/
> > Cheers,
> > FJP
> Mehul N. Sanghvi
> email: email@example.com
Mehul N. Sanghvi