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Re: Sparc install w/out framebuffer?

On Wed, Mar 15, 2000 at 05:47:50PM -0500, Will Lowe wrote:
> > > Ok.  I've actually got it booting now (thanks to some of you for the
> > help > about the serial console bit), but it fails with a Watchdog
> > reset.
> > 
> > Did you install parity ram?
> I didn't install anything; it was running SunOS fine, and I rebooted it,
> and typed "boot sd(,6,3)" at the ok prompt. Is linux more picky about ram
> parity than SunOS 4?

No; non-parity ram won't boot sunos at all, while linux works with
it. I have however seen that watchdog error when you run without
parity RAM (the PROM also bitches when it starts up, and it won't

You might try:
false to watchdog-reboot?
at the PROM.

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