Re: Sparc Install Failure
On Fri, 17 Aug 2001, Sergio Guzman Lorz wrote:
> On Fri, 17 Aug 2001, Steve Traylen wrote:
> > Im trying to install potato on a Sparc Ultra 1 using the rescue and root
> > floppies and then download the base over http.
> > It all goes well untill the writing of the boot floppy fails as does making
> > the hard disk bootable. The latter fails silentley.
> > Obviously the disk and floppy have been detected during the install since
> > partition and loading 'root.bin' are successfull.
> > Also selecting to eject the floopy from the Debian install menus fails
> > as well.
> > Looks like its forgotton about its devices at some point during the install.
> Have you try starting the installation process from a cd?
> I started the installation from cd.
> And from floppies on a SPARCstation LX and they both worked.
I was about to suggest the same. I have an Ultra 1 at home with Debian
on it. I installed from the potato CD's and then updated over http
with no problems at all.
Can you try installing from CD ?
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