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Re: problem with netboot on ultra5

"Adam D . McKenna" <adam@flounder.net> writes:

> On Thu, Aug 12, 1999 at 01:11:15PM -0400, Adam Di Carlo wrote:

> > "Adam D . McKenna" <adam@flounder.net> writes:

>>> I am trying to boot net with an ultra5 here, I tried using the
>>> tftpboot-2.1.1-img, and also the regular tftpboot.img in the
>>> /pub/debian/dists/slink/main/disks-sparc directory on
>>> ftp.debian.org.  The tftpboot sequence appears to be working but
>>> it fails at 0x257600 with "illegal instruction"..  Does anyone
>>> know what the problem might be?

>> Can you give more details on your failure?  It is loading the
>> kernel from the network but immediatelly booting you back to the
>> PROM?

> Yes.  It starts loading the tftpboot image (I see it fetching it in
> my tftp logs), but as soon as it gets to 0x257600 I get:
> 0x257600 Illegal Instruction
> ok 


I'm sorry, this rings a bell but I don't know what to say.  I don't
have this problem netbooting my Ultra5.  Maybe a PROM upgrade is

.....Adam Di Carlo....adam@onShore.com.....<URL:http://www.onShore.com/>

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