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Re: Booting from CDROM on sparc classic

On Mon, Aug 21, 2000 at 11:44:22AM +0200, Wolfgang Hottgenroth wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm new to the issue "Linux on sparc", since in my job we only run Solaris
> on our computers. (Although I'm somewhat familiar to installing Linux on
> PCs.)
> But now I became the owner of an old, retired SPARCclassic and like to
> install Linux on it. I got the CDROMs (2.2_rev0/sparc) from the Internet and
> boot from the first one, using the SCSI option.

The bootable on the rev0 SPARC iso's are broken. Use the rev0_cdv1 SPARC
iso's (cdimage.debian.org) is you want to boot from CD.

Otherwise, you can read the install manual for instructions on how to boot
using other methods (net, floppy, etc..).


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