Re: 8e9800 Fast Data Access MMU Miss
On 05/14/2018 04:00 PM, Frank Scheiner wrote:
On 05/14/2018 08:27 PM, Dennis Clarke wrote:
But as the GRUB2 part alone is already useful for people that are
familiar with the supporting service infrastructure, I just finished
up this part and put it into the Debian wiki. I will add more
information later if need be - I have to check the available
information about network services first.
The methods described on  work for me to network boot my
UltraSPARC gear, but you need kernel and initramfs as separate files.
I will go take a look at that. Perhaps even separate the NFS and TFTP
services into two machines just because I can. I don't think that there
is any need to worry about the RARP and IP address bits for now as that
all seems to happen in three quick packets from the forth firmware on
most sparc units with a "net boot" command. Note that the tftp request
does not require a suffix ".SUN4U" on the filename.
Ah yes, you're correct. I corrected that part just now. Not sure where I
got the idea from, maybe I mixed things with older Sun systems (e.g.
sun4m, sun4d, sun4c).
The older gear did attach a suffix however we need to go back to the IPX
and ye sparc20. I actually have a quad ross sparc20 laying about but no
reason to even try. The battery died on that a long time ago and I have
to edit the firmware every time I boot it.
I am curious if the M3000/M4000 gear utters the same tftp request. Who
knows for sure ... I don't. Easy to check.