Re: installing off of serial console.
Matt Rose <email@example.com> 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