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Re: booting a sunblade 100

On Mon, Nov 07, 2005 at 11:40:02PM +0100, Riccardo Tortorici wrote:
> On Nov 7, 2005, at 8:51 PM, Matt Dunford wrote:
> > Hi All,
> >
> > Just an update.  The daily netboot is working for me now.  Installs
> > flawlessly - my thanks to everyone who has worked on it!
> >
> > I've added sparc to our autoinstall system.  Added a few sparc systems
> > to dhcp, changed one architecture line in tftp and poof they're all in
> > sync with the rest of our network.  Ah, debian is beautiful.
> Just for information.. did you get frame buffer problems (i.e. first  
> char missed)? The ide-cd module is working properly? Which build did  
> you use?

I still get the buffer problems too, but since the machines are for
remote logins only, it isn't an issue atm.  I used the daily snapshot
of the day that I sent the email.  I'll see about booting a few more.
I'll have my very own SunBlade cluster in my office in no time.

Matt Dunford
Unix Systems Administrator
DOE Joint Genome Institute
url:   http://www.jgi.doe.gov
email: madunford@lbl.gov
phone: 925-296-5844

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