Re: Sparc Station 20 and Etch
On Wed, 9 Nov 2005 20:50, you wrote:
> Tried all the optiond available using the installer, but modprobe didn't
> occur to me.
yep, switch to vt2 and modprobe esp. it might be the same problem.
> CJH ANDREW
> DII SA4a2a
> Mil: 94382 3450
> Civ: 01225 813450
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Hamish Greig [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> Sent: 09 November 2005 02:28
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> Subject: Re: Sparc Station 20 and Etch
> On Tue, 8 Nov 2005 01:26, Andrew, Chris Mr wrote:
> > Hi, all.
> > Just subscribed to the list after being off it for 6 months plus.
> > Has anybody managed to install Etch on A SS20?
> > I do "boot cdrom", CDROM boots, start the install, all looking good,
> > then installer tries to detect my CDROM (that I booted from), and
> > prompts me for modules. I have tried all the options, but no luck.
> can you clarify what you mean by all the options, I know when I
> installed to
> an e3000 a mo0nth or so ago I had to modprobe esp before the cdrom and
> drives could be found. So easy to fix I forgot to ever mention it.
> > BTW, I booted the default Etch kernel. It's quite annoying, because
> > Sparc only likes new media, not CDRW's....so getting through some
> > BTW, I reported this twice as a bug, but no acknowledgement, so not
> > if being addressed. Next plan could be a Sarge install (no probs),
> > then maybe see if "apt-get dist-upgrade" works. I've never tried
> > Any ideas?
> > Thanks,
> > Chris.
> > CJH ANDREW
> > DII SA4a2a
> > Mil: 94382 3450
> > Civ: 01225 813450
> > firstname.lastname@example.org