Re: network install problem - UltraSparc 60
On Wed, 23 Dec 2009 12:44 +0100, "BERTRAND Joel"
> Willie a écrit :
> > Good day.
> > I've managed to set up working rarp and tftp servers on an x86 debian
> > laptop, and I see the headless U60 booting across the network via a
> > terminal server on ttyA, but eventually the boot process hangs. Here are
> > the last few lines of boot messages:
> > --
> > [ 0.000000] Zone PFN ranges:
> > [ 0.000000] Normal 0 -> 393078
> > [ 0.000000] Movable zone start PFN for each node
> > [ 0.000000] early_node_map active PFN ranges
> > [ 0.000000] 0: 0 -> 131072
> > [ 0.000000] 0: 262144 -> 393078
> > [ 0.000000] Booting Linux...
> > [ 0.000000] Built 1 zonelists in Zone order, mobility grouping on.
> > Total pages: 259318
> > [ 0.000000] Kernel command line:
> > [ 0.000000] PID hash table entries: 4096 (order: 12, 32768 bytes)
> > [ 0.000000] clocksource: mult[238db] shift
> > [ 0.000000] clockevent: mult[7334e15e] shift
> > [ 266.802741] Console: colour dummy device 80x25
> > [ 266.855795] console handover: boot [earlyprom0] -> real [tty0]
> > --
> > The boot server directory /var/lib/tftpboot contains:
> > boot.img
> > C0A89E64 --> boot.img
> > ...which I obtained from
> > /debian/dists/squeeze/main/installer-sparc/current/images/netboot
> It's not a tftp trouble. Your U60 is able to find your boot image. You
> say that you don't have any framebuffer and output you have posted shows
> that kernel tries to switch to a framebuffer to attach tty0. Can you try
> with a frambuffer ? If not, you have to be sure that your boot image
> contains all modules required to support console on serial line. If I
> have more time this afternoon, I shall check on my U60.
Thank you Joel,
In fact there is an Expert 3D graphics card in the machine, but I don't
have either a monitor or keyboard attached. I understand that in the
absence of a real console a Sparc will drop back to ttyA for
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