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Re: indigo2 installation

On Wed, Jan 30, 2002 at 10:59:10AM -0500, Noah L. Meyerhans wrote:
> Hi folks.  I'm trying to get Debian installed on an Indigo2 (as if
> sparc32, sparc64, ppc, and x86 wasn't enough) but I'm having a hard time
> booting the installation system.
> bootp and tftp work fine.  The tftpboot.img file is downloaded to the
> SGI machine.  I am running on a serial console, and here's the output I
> get:
> >> bootp(): root=/dev/ram0                                                
> Setting $netaddr to (from server locust.lcs.mit.edu)          
> Obtaining  from server locust.lcs.mit.edu                                 
> 1863680+1748788+95568 entry: 0x8800274c  
> I don't get anything after this at all.  I assume that I should be
> seeing Linux boot at this point.  Can anybody enlighten me as to what
> might be going wrong?

Have you tried using something like "console=/dev/ttyS0" on the command
line ?

Also - What CPU has that Indigo2 ? Only R4k variants are supported ...

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