Re: booting a sunblade 100
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On Oct 25, 2005, at 6:57 PM, Matt Dunford wrote:
Has anyone successfully installed debian on a SunBlade 100? I've been
trying various netinst images:
I never get to the debian installer itself. The stable complains of
"cramfs: wrong magic". The "current" pukes with "Remapping the
kernel... Fast Instruction Access MMU Miss".
I've been googling around, reading the documention, trying everything
I see other people doing. I've played with various boot params:
ramdisk_size=16000, mem=128m, etc. I've got a stack of Blades
collecting dust and I'm anxious to get them off Solaris. Any
It seems the current D-I for SPARC is broken for Sunblades. I had
exactly your problem on a Sunblade 150 64bits. Try to install it via
netboot with the image you can find here:
I tried the 2.6 one and it works. There are some issues regarding the
frame buffer (first char truncated). Actually I'm working on a kernel
customization in order to fix it. I hope it will work on your
sunblade as well.
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