trouble installing to sun blade 1500
mexas at bristol.ac.uk
Tue Dec 1 16:32:55 UTC 2009
On Tue, Dec 01, 2009 at 04:13:20PM +0000, Adrian Urquhart wrote:
> On Tue, 1 Dec 2009, Anton Shterenlikht wrote:
> > I'm new to sun, but have some experiece installing fbsd to
> > i386, alpha and ia64.
> > I've sun blade 1500: http://www.sun.com/desktop/workstation/sunblade1500/
> > I just burned a 8.0 release cd, and tried to boot from it.
> > I've a keyboard, mouse and screen attached.
> > I get to OK prompt, type "boot cdrom", but the process
> > stops after a few seconds with:
> > jumping to kernel entry at 0xc0088000.
> > Then nothing, and the keyboard is not responsive.
> > I have to force cold reset. On restart the process
> > repeats.
> I know on some Sun kit this can mean that the boot process is now
> carrying on via a serial port.
yes, using a serial line I'm able to pass this point.
Will see if I can complete the installation this way.
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