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UltraSPARC III+ (Cheetah+) boot images available

Thanks to DaveM, UltraSPARC III+ systems are now supported. I've put up
new boot images just for this purpose, URL for them is below. There's a
bit of a catch, until new packages settle into Debian's stable release,
so follow closely:

Download either the netinst.iso (not tested, yet, but should work) for
CD boots, or sun4u/tftpboot.img for network boots. Don't even try a
floppy boot. It wont work. The sun4u/rescue.bin is 2.88megs, but even if
you do manage to somehow force it onto a 1.44meg floppy (stranger things
have happened), it's not even bootable.


Remember to use this same URL for when the installation asks where to
download the kernel/drivers.

Once you have installed the system, before rebooting, follow these

1) Select the "Execute shell" option in the installation
2) # chroot /target /bin/sh
3) # wget http://http.us.debian.org/debian/pool/main/s/silo/silo_1.2.5-2_sparc.deb
4) # dpkg -i silo_1.2.5-2_sparc.deb
5) # rm silo_1.2.5-2_sparc.deb

Now exit out back to the install.

Now, you can reboot. This is where syncing the dist comes in. The new
silo (needed for cheetah+) wont be moved from proposed-updates to woody
until 3.0r1 (which should be real soon). So in the meantime, this bit of
manual installation is needed so that the new system will actually boot

Debian     - http://www.debian.org/
Linux 1394 - http://linux1394.sourceforge.net/
Subversion - http://subversion.tigris.org/
Deqo       - http://www.deqo.com/

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