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Re: Non-Bootable SPARC CD



On Mon, 2003-06-16 at 17:14, William Sherwin wrote:
> To Whom It May Concern:
> 
> I downloaded the jigdo CD images for debian-sparc-sarge and, when I 
> attempted to boot the CD (using the command "boot cdrom" at the ok 
> prompt), I got an error informing me that the CD had a bad magic number. 
>   So, I looked at the directory of the disc, and I found that vmunix was 
> missing which, to the best of my knowledge, renders the CD unbootable.
> 
> Might you be able to tell me from where I can obtain a bootable CD image 
> for sparc and fix the problem with the jigdos?

Hi William,

AFAIR the Sarge and Sid discs are non-bootable you would need to
download the Woody distro, and then use the Sarge set when you have
passed the bootstrap setup and got to base-config

> 
> Thanks,
> William
> 
> P.S.  Please reply to me (or cc: me), as I'm not subscribed to your list.
> -- 
> William Sherwin
> Graduate Student
> Department of Physics
> Washington University in St. Louis
> http://hbar.wustl.edu/~wsherwin/
-- 
John Holroyd
Demos Technosis Ltd
http://demostech.com

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