Bug#413854: v880 sparc install problem
Boot method: CD, netboot
Image version: sarge, etch, and daily netboot and CD images
Date: March 5-7, 2007
Machine: Sunfire v880
Processor: 4x ultrasparc
Memory: 8 GB
Partitions: nothing yet.
Output of lspci -nn and lspci -vnn:
Can't get the box to boot.
Base System Installation Checklist:
[O] = OK, [E] = Error (please elaborate below), [ ] = didn't try it
Initial boot: [E ]
Detect network card: [ ]
Configure network: [ ]
Detect CD: [ ]
Load installer modules: [ ]
Detect hard drives: [ ]
Partition hard drives: [ ]
Install base system: [ ]
Clock/timezone setup: [ ]
User/password setup: [ ]
Install tasks: [ ]
Install boot loader: [ ]
Overall install: [ ]
Sarge images give the following error:
"error 256 stack underflow"
etch and snapshots just display "booting linux..." then nothing more.
adding the -p flag gives us:
Error: Cheetah error trap taken afsr[ ]
Error: TPC[ ] TNPC[ ] TSTATE[ ]
Error: M_SYND(0), E_SYND(0), Privileged
Error: Highest Priority Error() "Unmapped error from system"
Then a bunch of D-cache, I-cache, and E-cache errors.
Kernel Panic – not syncing: Irrecoverable deferred error trap
For reference, the gentoo 2006.1 minimal CD (2.6.17 plus gentoo
patches) seems to boot ok.