Re: Help installing on and old SPARC 5
The cd-rom is on SCSI id 6. After I
the linux kernel kicks in, but I think it is not recognizing the CDROM
or the HD. At least on x86 you get the lists of SCSI devices and I
didn't see any lists in the boot. Then the kernel panics (of courss)
because there is no root.
On Thu, 02 Nov 2000 14:47:11 Lars Hall wrote:
> make sure the cd rom is scsi id 6
> try STOP-A and at the ok prompt type
> boot cdrom
> graziano wrote:
> > I'm trying to install debian on an old sparc 5. The HD is in need of
> > least reformatting, perhaps is to trash, and the machine doesn't
> have an
> > internal floppy or CDROM. I burnt my own CD and hooked up an
> > CD-W (SCSI) and tried to boot from there.
> > I get to the boot prompt. I tried the "s" option (for SCSI cdrom)
> > the kernel boot, but it cannot mount the root filesystem.
> > I'm fairly experienced with x86 debian installation, but this is my
> > first sparc. Any suggestion on what to do?
> > thanks
> > graziano
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