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Re: booting a sunblade 100

2005/10/25, Matt Dunford <madunford@lbl.gov>:
> Hi All,
> Has anyone successfully installed debian on a SunBlade 100?  I've been
> trying various netinst images:
> http://cdimage.debian.org/debian-cd/3.1_r0a/sparc/iso-cd/debian-31r0a-sparc-netinst.iso
> http://cdimage.debian.org/pub/cdimage-testing/daily/sparc/current/debian-testing-sparc-netinst.iso
> 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
> thoughts?

With some chance try to boot a netinst for Woody, and select the
stable installation from there. I've been able to install Sarge like
this when I get errors with official sarge netinst.

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