Re: debian install on 5/170 turbosparc problems
are you able to send me the output of you startup messages from your
5/170 before linux boots, and prom settings if you have time to compare
against mine.....perhaps a change in the prom will get it going.....here
On Thu, 2004-05-06 at 11:26, David A. Riggs wrote:
> Ross Camm wrote:
> > i have been attempting a debian install via tftp and cdrom on a
> > sparcstation 5/170 turbosparc with 128 meg ram without luck for a few
> > weeks....
> > as soon as the ramdisk is loaded hardware resets.
> > i can boot openbsd and solaris fine.
> > does anyone have this model runnign debian and if so what
> > cdrom/tftpboot.img did you use and any special tricks ??
> > or is it a lost cause ?
> I installed Debian woody on my SPARCStation 5/170 and then upgraded
> it to sarge with no problems. I did the typical rarp/tftp/net install
> using the following tftpboot image:
> It's been several months now, so the details escape me, but I don't
> recall having to jump through any special hoops for the SS5. In fact,
> I had an easier time installing Debian on it than an SS20.
> Can you provide more detailed information on what's going wrong?
> - David A. Riggs <riggs at csee dot wvu dot edu>
Ross Camm, Technical Support, Asia Pacific
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