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Re: PROM upgrade running Debian?

On Fri, Jun 04, 2004 at 02:17:37PM +0200, Alfredo Sola wrote:
> > > > > 	I am running sarge on a Netra X1. I would like to upgrade its PROM,
> > > > Actually, just unpack the patch, grab the executable that upgrades the
> > > > flash and netboot it. You don't need to run it under Solaris.
> > Oh, you have to run shar on that script to extract the executable.
> 	Ah, I see what you mean. Unfortunately, the procedure is not the same for the 
> X1/Blade 100 as for the rest of the Sun boxes. I am now upgrading an Ultra 5 
> and, indeed, you boot the upgrader that does the job; that is not the case 
> with the X1s (and presumably more newer boxes).
> 	I'd say that the only way would be to have a netbootable Solaris and use it 
> for this task.

I've upgraded my Blade 100's PROM using this method. Not sure why it
isn't working for you.

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