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Re: Boot from CD is a no-go

On 24 Apr 1999, Maciej Matysiak wrote:

> Christopher Reid Palmer <reid@pconline.com> writes:
> > When I try to boot my SPARCstation ELC with the first CD, it gets as
> > far as  initializing the RAM  disk, at which  point  it fails with a
> > 'Data Access Exception', and I get put back to the PROM prompt.
> i have the same error on my sun ipc and sparcstation 330.
> i think that the error on ss330 is because of lack of support for sun4
> in default kernel,  but i have no  idea what about ipc.  anyways, i've
> succeeded installing linux on ipc over nfs and i'm happy :).

I'm thinking PROM version. If you can get e.g. a 2.9 prom for the IPC or
ELC (or whatever's newest) try it.


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