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Re: netra X1 tftp boot..and install


I have just done an install on a T1 which is quite similar so the process
should be the same. Presuming your tftp boot went ok you should have the
dbootstrap install screen with you. The steps are basically all the same
except for some. Once you have your disks partitioned and initialized, you
have to go down the menu to configure the host name and the network. Once
these two are configured, then you can go ahead and install vía the

Regards Neil

> Dear all,
> I have been using Debian on i386 for a few years now and decided to give
> it a go on a Sparc machine. I have sucesfully managed to get my netra X1
> to start from the tftpboot.img file, with the help of a number of
> How-Tos but I am at a loss as to what to do next. I presume that I need
> to use debootstrap to get the relevant packages from the web, but I
> don't appear to have any network functionality now (since booting).
> How do I get the network interface(s) configured so that I can connect
> to the web, and how do I install packages to the HDD?
> Any help is very much appreciated!
> Thanks
> Richard
> Sys Admin,
> Sportbusiness.com
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