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Bug#84157: Can not install Debian 2.2r2 on a SPARCStation 10

Benedikt Spranger <bene@herrmann.cherheim.etc.tu-bs.de> writes:

> When trying to install the 'Kernel and modules', the kernel is installed
> from network, rescue.bin and the driver-1.bin and driver-2.bin are
> downloaded. After that the installation program jumps back to 'Kernel and
> modules'. Trying to ignore this has no efect. When I try to install from
> floppy (with patched driver-disks), I got an error "Success". Trying to
> ignore this has no efect. In fact I can not install Debian.

Look in tty3 for logs showing problems.  Try booting with teh 'debug'
argument for more logging if you need it.

Under the hood, if your stuck at this step, it means it can't find
/target/vmlinuz or /target/vmlinux .  It is also looking for a file
/target/usr/share/modconf/descr.gz .  You might be able to fake it

We need more inforrmation to diagnose this -- please follow up when
you have investigated a bit more, given this information.

.....Adam Di Carlo....adam@onShore.com.....<URL:http://www.onShore.com/>

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