Re: Can't boot install on Blade 100 - WAS: What choice for Type 6 keyboard
The Blade 100 is standalone, not networked (it has a modem)...
----- Original Message -----
From: "Kent West" <email@example.com>
To: "tclwrap" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Monday, August 19, 2002 8:57 AM
Subject: Can't boot install on Blade 100 - WAS: What choice for Type 6
> tclwrap wrote:
> > My mesage is below, someboday help please!
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "tclwrap" <email@example.com>
> > To: <firstname.lastname@example.org>; "Uwe A. P. Wuerdinger"
> > <email@example.com>
> > Sent: Sunday, August 18, 2002 11:52 PM
> > Subject: Re: What choice for Type 6 keyboard
> >> Newbye, I have a Blade 100 also and could not
> >>get a cd that installs debian correctly. I have the following cd's that
> >>failed (all SPARC versions and seem to contain
> >>vmlinux64 or something similar):
> >> Debian 2.2r2
> >> RedHat 6.2
> >> Mandrake 7.0
> >> Suse 7.0
> >>Most recently, I downloaded version 3.0 for UltraSPARC boot files and
> > could
> >>not get them to boot either (tried to boot from disk: boot disk
> >>/linux64/root.bin where I saved the files). Any advice?
> >>M. Baccar
> As a general rule, you don't want to start a new thread using an
> existing thread (Type 6 keyboards have nothing to do with your issue).
> I only tried Debian, but never could get my SunBlade 100 to boot from
> the CD. Another poster mentioned that you need a firmware upgrade on the
> Blade 100s to get the CD to boot, but I wasn't able to try that.
> Instead, I went the tftpboot route.
> Is your Blade 100 a standalone machine, or is it networked? If
> networked, do you have access to a tftp server that you can set up for