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Package: boot-floppies
Version: Downloaded July 1 2002
architecture:  sparc
model:         sparcstation2
memory:        16 MB

I am trying to install debian on my old sparcstation which currently has sunOS 4.1 installed. I made the series of floppies described in the install guide as the machine has no cdrom drive.  After booting from the rescue disk I am prompted for the root disk. I load the root disk, but after running and giving messages that seem to indicate everything is going alright I get a blinking cursor, but no instruction as to what to do next, and the floppy does not eject. I can type but I havnt yet found a command that has given a response.  The last message I tend to get is that there was a successful mount of an ext2 file system. 

I am wondering how to proceed in the installation. 
Thanks, 
Christopher Oster




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Subject: boot-floppies end of life
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I'm closing all bug reports filed on the boot-floppies since this
codebase has reached its end of life. boot-floppies is only in Debian
oldstable now (and temporarily in unstable because of bug #224469).

The new installer for sarge and beyond is of course, the
debian-installer. It solves a great many issues present in the
boot-floppies.

If you believe that your boot-floppies bug is still present in
debian-installer somehow, then please reopen the bug report and reassign
it there, or perhaps better, file a new bug report.

--=20
see shy jo

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