Sun E2 Dual 296mhz SUNW
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I am trying to install debian on a Sun E2, its a Dual Processor 296mhz
Ultra-II, but I'm having problems. The CD I used debian stable, seems to
only be for sparc 32bit machines, so I downloaded the latest sparc boot
floppies, but I can't get them to work. I can get the machine to load and
execute SILO, but when silo tried to uncompress the kernel it fails with a
CRC error. I've used about 5 different, new floppies, but they all die at
about the same place. I made the disks in the sunbox, under solaris it can
This machine does not have the usual sticker on the bottom with the model
archetecture, etc info on it, but when booting solaris kernel it says
/boot/SUNW/@sbus..... - From my reading the the ultra "port" only works with
Sun4cdm and sun4u. Can I install debian on this box?
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