Bug#49172: dalvarez: Re: ["Nigel R. Armfield" <N.R.Armfield@lmu.ac.uk>] Bug#49172: Boot problems
>Thanks for all of your comments - I struggled on for a little longer
>but couldn't seem to make it perform any differently however I
>tried. I suspect that it's simply not going to work.
>I managed to netboot it fine, mounted an NFS partition and did
>the rest from there. That's fine while I'm at work and connected
>to a fast network - at home I'd be in trouble!
Well that's good you were able to work around.
Does RedHat have boot-floppies that work for your model of sparc?
Do they work? If so, perhaps we can look into how they fix things and
see if we can adapt that....
>While I'm here, may I ask if there is a tar archive of the
>binary-sparc hierarchy (I can't spot one) (or whether someone
>could kindly make me one ?). I don't like the idea of FTPing
>each individual directory over.
Huh? For the packages? You should check out 'apt-get'.
.....Adam Di Carlo....adam@onShore.com.....<URL:http://www.onShore.com/>