5.4 install on Ultra10
Brett D. Estrade
estrabd at mailcan.com
Tue Jun 21 00:17:54 GMT 2005
perhaps a silly question, but if I upgrade 5.3 to 5.4 on an ultra 60,
will I experience the same problem?
On Sat, 18 Jun 2005 15:47:58 +0200, "Dagobert Kellner"
<freebsd at kellners.de> said:
> On Fri, Jun 17, 2005 at 03:39:06PM -0700, Tony Li wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I'm trying to install from cdrom onto an Ultra10. I'm able to get the
> > kernel loaded, but the last message that I get is "jumping to kernel
> > entry at 0xc0040000". The system is then hung hard.
> > Clue, please?
> > Thanks,
> > Tony
> Hi Tony,
> I had the same problem while installing FreeBsd 5.4 on an Ultra5.
> The problem is that the driver for the Openfirmware is not compiled into
> the standard kernel.
> That means you do not get any output on your screen but your Freebsd
> still works.
> I used the following workaround (You need an computer with a
> terminal-program. Connect this to the tty[ab] of the Ultra10):
> - Restart the computer.
> While memory initialization press Stop-A to get to the bootprom.
> - do one of the following comands (depends on where you connected your
> select io ttya
> select io ttyb
> - then enter: go
> Now you should get the output to your terminal and you can go on
> installing FreeBSD.
> After installing FreeBSD you should rebuild your kernel.
> Use the following option to enable the openfirmware console again:
> device ofw_console # OpenBoot firmware console device
> I hope that works for your ultra10.
> Dagobert Kellner
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