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Re: Installing Debian on a Sun Ultra 2

On Tue, Jun 10, 2003 at 09:03:36AM -0600, Matthew P. Bohnsack wrote:
> Hi,
> I have an Ultra 2 with dual 400 MHz CPUs that I'm trying to install
> Debian on.  I'm installing from CD (debian-30r1-sparc-binary-1.iso).
> The machine boots Linux from CD and starts the install program, but will
> not detect the machine's disk.
> I get messages (from dmesg) like the following:
> scsi0: SparcESP366-HME
> esp0: data bad parity
> esp0: gross error
> esp0: disconnecting
> I'm pretty sure the disk is actually working because Solaris is
> currently installed and working on the machine.
> Any ideas how I can get the installer to see the disk?

What happens when you run "probe-scsi" at the OBP prompt? Are you sure
the SCSI chain is terminated properly?

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