Re: Help with Sparc
Many thanks to everyone, I am now subscribed to the Sparc list.
The cdrom was purchased by a friend of mine (whose sparc this is), I
don't know from where. Yes, I agree it seems to have a default config
which is seriously messed up.
The cdrom is labeled as Debian 3.0 Woody.
Ben Collins wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 09, 2003 at 10:22:03AM -0600, Nathan E Norman wrote:
> > On Wed, Jan 08, 2003 at 08:46:57PM -0800, Curt Howland wrote:
> > > Good evening. Please reply directly, as I cannot keep up with the
> > > traffic on debian-user.
> > So subscribe to debian-sparc :-)
> > > I'm trying to install Debian Woody on a Sparc. I have successfully
> > > gotten the cdrom to boot, but the boot ceases after a little while with
> > > the following:
> > >
> > > -----
> > > Root-NFS: No NFS server available, giving up.
> > > VFS: Unable to mount root fs via NFS, trying floppy.
> > > floppy0: WARNING disk change called early
> > > VFS: Insert root floppy and press ENTER
> Where did you get this CD? It does not appear to be setup properly for
> Debian - http://www.debian.org/
> Linux 1394 - http://www.linux1394.org/
> Subversion - http://subversion.tigris.org/
> Deqo - http://www.deqo.com/
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