installing 5.1 on sunblade 100

Will Andrews will at
Thu Jul 24 08:48:04 PDT 2003

On Thu, Jul 24, 2003 at 06:44:13PM +0300, richard at wrote:
> Good eveing (o;
> Hope there are some Sparc users out there (o;
> All my friends convinced me to try FreeBSD 5.1 on my Sunblade 100...
> After I could manage to finally boot from CDROM it just hangs after
> trying to mount rootfs "ufs:/dev/md0"...
> Last messages:
> Mounting root from ufs:/dev/md0
> Invalid time in real time clock.
> Check and reset the date immediately!
> btw: what happened to "loader-tftp.gz" and the other files
>      for booting over tftp?

Just to check:  are you booting from serial console?  System
console isn't really supported (AFAIK).  I was able to install
-CURRENT on my Blade 100 (as have many others) several months ago
using the serial console.


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