Re: Cannot find a working netinst / business card / mini iso sarge CD image that works on an Ultra5
Did you read this :
and tried changing the memory slots ?
Otherwise, i've got approx. the same configuration than you have, and
I don't success neither in booting the CD.
2005/8/7, Tyler <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
> I also forgot to mention that I've been trying the "ramdisk_size=16000"
> as an option as well (with and without).
> PS - one would think that such an oversight wouldn't happen... how can
> so many install CD's be broken? :(
> Tyler wrote:
> > I forgot to mention, I tried this image also, the "all modular IDE"
> > one that Dave love suggested earlier. Same problems.
> > http://wiki.debian.net/?SparcInstallationNotes
> > Tyler.
> > Tyler wrote:
> >> I feel like i'm hitting my head against a wall now guys... I've tryed
> >> about 6 different bootable CD images... netinst, business card image,
> >> mini iso (5mb), some daily snapshot images (netinst/business card),
> >> and cannot get any of them to boot properly on an Ultra5.
> >> The ultra5 is a 360mhz, 256mb (50ns), 8.4GB IDE drive, IDE Cdrom, no
> >> pci cards.
> >> Its got a working copy of Solaris 5.8 currently that came with the
> >> machine.
> >> Its one of two different error messages, depending if the kernel is
> >> 2.4 or 2.6 based. The images with a 2.4(.27 in most cases) has this
> >> error:
> >> RAMDISK : Couldn't find valid RAM disk image starting at 0
> >> Freeing initrd memory 2970k freed
> >> cramfs: wrong magic
> >> Kernel Panic: VFS: Unable to mount root fs
> >> Press L1-A (STOP + A on newer keyboards I found) to return to the
> >> boot prom on 00:00
> >> The 2.6(.7 I think I noticed) based images (the mini iso if i
> >> remember correctly) comes up with the following:
> >> Fast Data Access MMU Miss
> >> Someone *please* point me to a working sarge netinst (150mb)/
> >> business card (25mb) / mini iso (5mb) that will boot properly on an
> >> Ultra5.
> >> Thanks guys.
> >> I'm finally using a CDRW instead of wasting CDR's now as well..
> >> Tyler.
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