On Sat, 24 Mar 2001 23:58:11 CDT, Michael Hoye writes: >I've got a Sun4c SPARCstation, and a fairly straightforward problem. I >can't boot the bastard. that's not all of your problem: you cannot *reboot* the sucker. (i've had a similar problem with my ss1+) >installation no problem. When I get to the very end, it closes down >and restarts the machine and I get a stream of "boot, continue, new >command ..." on the screen, and no typing anything in. see <URL:http://www.ultralinux.org/faq.html#q_5_39>, setting sunmon-compat? to false helped me with my ss1+. >Resetting the boot gets me right back where I was - sd(0,0,0) not >responding. I can still boot off the CD, the CD runs throught the install >fine, I can't get into Debian after that for the life of me. that's another problem, not related to the warmboot-issue. try probe-scsi on the prom-prompt, does it tell you about your disk? what does printenv say? boot-device set to the same (id,lun,slice)-triple as it should be? which disk(s) did you install linux on? check the boot output of the kernel on the cdrom for hints. az -- + Alexander Zangerl + firstname.lastname@example.org + www.snafu.priv.at + + DSA 0x42BD645D + (RSA 0x5B586291) + sysadmin, biker, climber, weirdo + bash: syntax error near unexpected token `=:)'
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