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Re: Kernel panic on SPARCstation-20

Sarge boots, but then I get "failed to mount CD-ROM drive, etc".  
But this is a known issue with the installer.

Thanks agian for your help.

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On Mon, Dec 13, 2004 at 02:28:33AM +0100, Hendrik Sattler wrote:
> > On Mon, Dec 13, 2004 at 12:35:38AM +0100, Hendrik Sattler wrote:
> > > Did you try any Sarge installer CD?
> >
> > No mainly because I saw little point at first as I have had great luck
> > with the Woody ISO I have on other machines.  If I can't get this to
> > boot, then perhaps I shall try Sarge.  Any other ideas on a work-around?
> No
> > > The built-in framebuffer is a cg14 (SG) but you need a special vsimm (4MB
> > > or 8MB) to use it. However, it has the advantage of more (and higher)
> > > resolutions than the cg6 and 24bit color depth (cg6 is only 8bit). The
> > > cg14 is automatically the default when available.
> >
> > Any idea how to find it's location (ie: what to look for) in OBP and set
> > it?  I have tried removing the CG6 and plug the monitor directly into
> > the on-board and I get no signal.  I'll check again, but I thought there
> > was at least one vSIMM in it...
> just check it, it takes one RAM slot and is a bit longer, you cannot miss it.
> If the hardware is present, it is automatically used and you would not get a 
> picture with the cg6.
> At ebay(US), they usually sell some of them (a little bit harder to get in 
> e.g. Germany).
> HS

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