RE: Problems Installing Debian on a Sparc2
If I have the CDs, ie all three of them, can't I use the rescue, root,
driver1, driver2 floppies to get it to a stage where I can tell it to do the
rest off of the CDs ????
(I haven't really worked out any networking for this comp yet so downloading
the base while installing doesn't sound promising.)
Damian Del Campo
Software Engineer, SAGRN Project
> -----Original Message-----
> From: firstname.lastname@example.org [SMTP:email@example.com]
> Sent: Thursday, 20 September 2001 10:15 pm
> To: Ben Collins
> Cc: Del Campo, Damian; 'firstname.lastname@example.org'
> Subject: Re: Problems Installing Debian on a Sparc2
> Ben Collins wrote:
> > On Thu, Sep 20, 2001 at 07:29:03AM -0400, email@example.com wrote:
> > >
> > > Debian can be installed from floppies (14 of them I believe? You will
> > > need the sun4cdm floppies + base floppies). Do this if all else fails
> > > (here do a "boot floppy" at the OK prompt.)
> > >
> > Actually, you should just need rescue+root+drivers. The base2_2.tgz can
> > be downloaded during the install.
> Yes. I should have been more specific. You need the rescue.bin (sun4cdm
> [for a Sparc WS 2]), driver-1.bin + driver-2.bin (again sun4cdm
> versions) and the root.bin (base). Again, Ben is right, you don't really
> need all the other floppies (base) if you have download access. All
> floppies are available at any Debian Sparc download sites (as I'm sure
> you know).
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