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Re: tftpboot.img wierdness (Sparc10)

On Thu, Dec 28, 2000 at 02:38:46PM -0500, Jonathan D. Proulx wrote:
> Hi,
> I have a misbehaving Sparcstation10.
> Using the tftpboot.img I get as far as the "Welcome" splash srcreen,
> but when I hit return it only brings me back to the same screen???
> I've done 7 net installs recently with this server & image with no
> problems (2 sparc20's and 5 sparc5's), well make that 8 this is
> actually the second install on this machine, I switched out the 264M
> HD for a 1.06G and it's failing to reinstall...Don't think it's the
> drive since it never gets that far.
> An other oddity of this machine (at the PROM level) is that it doesn't
> auto detect the TPE ethernet and insists on trying the AUI unless I
> explicitly "boot net-tpe"

After you boot, switch to vt2 (ALT+F2), and hist return to get a shell.
See what happens there (or switch to vt3 and check the log window).


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