Re: Sparc install w/out framebuffer?
Will Lowe wrote:
> I'm trying to do an install on an old sparc 1+; I pulled the framebuffer
> and I'd like to do the install on the tty port. The kernel panics when it
> can't open the framebuffer, and the install aborts. Any clues?
Did you unplugged the keyboard too?
setenv input-device ttya
setenv output-device ttya
under the OpenPROM monitor.
As an alternative, you can pass console=ttya parameter to the kernel
(enter, at the monitor prompt: boot cdrom console=ttya).
> ... This is a slink cd, so maybe potato would work better?
Might be, but I'm sure that slink bootdisks are also working with serial
Eric Delaunay | S'il n'y a pas de solution, c'est qu'il n'y
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