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Re: installing off of serial console.

Matt Rose <mattrose@folkwolf.net> writes:

> 	Is it possible to install debian through a sparc serial console?
> I have a sparc with no monitor or keyboard (fine, I'm just gonna use it as
> a server anyways)  I don't have access to these things.  When I boot up
> using the supplied tftpboot.img, it drops me into dbootstrap, and
> dbootstrap gives me all kinds of garbage.  I was wondering if I could set
> the comm parameters on the serial port so that dbootstrap works, or
> failing that, is there a debian install system that doesn't use curses?

Yes it is.

But you need a vt100 capable terminal or maybe even a linux terminal.

You might also have to set another boot paramter: "console=ttya"

May the Source be with you.

PS: Isn't there a debian-sparc mailinglist, maybe there they have more

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