Re: Installing Debian on a Sun Ultra 2
On Tue, 2003-06-10 at 09:40, Ben Collins wrote:
> 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?
I'm pretty sure the SCSI chain is terminated properly, as Solaris boots
and runs fine.
probe-scsi has the following output:
Unit 0 Disk COMPAQ <large number/string> <large number/string>
Unit 0 Removable Read Only Device TOSHIBA <large number/string>