Re: How to boot SUN T5220?
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On 05/05/2011 08:56 PM, Flamarion Jorge wrote:
> Hello all,
> I am the Flamarion Jorge and I'm from Brazil.
> I joined this list for two reasons:
> 1 - I understand very little about the SPARC architecture, which must
> have an installed Debian and it works well.
> 2 - I really want to report a successful installation for staff of the DI
> So here we go
> Today all afternoon here in Brazil (GMT -3) I tried unsuccessfully to
> get a boot with Debian installed on SUN T5220.
> Initially I did a normal installation using a traditional partitioning
> using EXT3 and SWAP.
> After some reading on the Internet I saw that it was necessary to have a
> primary partition in UFS and EXT2 format, and has a partition table with
> the label SUN.
> Well, I tried to do this manually, without success. I tried to leave the
> DI guided partitioning, without success. I tried, tried and tried .....
> I read a lot, but unfortunately I can reach the end of successful
> installation, with all the hardware detected and functional, but I can
> not boot from a ILOM.
> The only way I could access my Debian on SUM T5220 was through the
> rescue mode of DI.
> So after all this saga, I'd like a hint of you on how to make Debian
> boot properly SILO from the ILOM.
> This machine is at my disposal, so I can try any hint that you want to
> post so we can report a successful installation of for the DI guys and
> the staff of the SPARC port.
> Thank you very much
Can anyone give me a hint to help start the SILO?
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