Re: Trouble Installing Debian 3.0r1 on a Sunblade 150
On Thu, Apr 24, 2003 at 09:09:31AM -0700, Geoff Messier wrote:
> I'm trying to install Debian 3.0r1 on my shiny new Sunblade 150. However, after
> the SILO prompt, I get the following messages:
> Loading initial ramdisk...
> Remapping the kernel... done.
> Booting Linux...
> and then the machine hangs. I've tried the ide=nodma kernel command option and
> specifying the /boot/sparc64 kernel at the SILO prompt but the same thing happens.
> Based on a bootlog I found on the debian web server, the next message I should
> be seeing in my boot sequence has something to do with the Sun IEEE boot prom.
> I'm wondering if my machine has a really new boot prom version that isn't
> supported by the current kernel yet.
> Any help would be greatly appreciated.
Do "linux -p" at the SILO boot: prompt. The -p will give you an early
boot log to the OBP. Maybe it will give us a hint at what is going
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