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Re: install debian in SunBlade 2000

On Wed, May 07, 2003 at 02:37:20PM +0100, Amilcar Meneses wrote:
> Hello
> I'm new user in debian, and I like install this O.S in a SunBlade 2000,
> I have the official debian CD for Sparc (version 3.0). The specific
> problem is that this Sun have not a CD unit... well I could put an
> external CD unit through firewall port, but I don't know how I can boot
> the system from this unit. I do acceptance any  suggestion for install
> debian in this machine.
> For another hand, I know that SunBlade architecture use a FC-AL for hard
> disk, somebody know if the current debian version for sparc support
> FC-AL?

It should work. You will need to netboot though. See the TFTP/RARP
instructions in the Debian Install Guide.

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