Re: Boot from CD is a no-go
On 24 Apr 1999, Maciej Matysiak wrote:
> Christopher Reid Palmer <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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.