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Re: Base ISO for sparc potato available

On Wed, Mar 15, 2000 at 03:58:19PM -0500, Kurt Mosiejczuk wrote:
> On Mon, 13 Mar 2000, Ben Collins wrote:
> > I have a preliminary ISO for sparc installs available. This ISO only
> > contains the disk sets and should be bootable on any of the supported
> > systems (sun4c, sun4d, sun4m, sun4u). I'm toying around with how to do
> > this best. This CD actually boots the isofs as the live filesystem, so
> > the CD is actually mounted as /
> > 
> > Let me know if this works for you. It uses the same sparc images as in the
> > archive right now (2.2.8-2000-03-09). It's about 55megs. Note, this will
> > install the base system, you will have to use other methods (like apt or
> > dselect) to install anything extra.
> > 
> > ftp://marcus.debian.net/pub/debian/disks-sparc/
> > 
> > Ben
> Well, I've tried this ISO on my IPX and my SLC and got the same results from 
> both.  The welcome screen comes up telling me I should say whether I have an 
> IDE CDROM or SCSI.    I suppose that's not silly if the Ultras are supported
> by this disk...  But, when I pick 's' it comes up with:
> cannot find /boot/sun4cdm/linux

Ok, I'll redo the ISO. I made it on the fly without testing it mainly
because I didn't want to have to upload the 55meg from my home box :(

I'll test it this time, thanks.

/  Ben Collins  --  ...on that fantastic voyage...  --  Debian GNU/Linux   \
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