trouble installing to sun blade 1500
mexas at bristol.ac.uk
Thu Dec 3 09:51:45 UTC 2009
On Wed, Dec 02, 2009 at 08:21:34PM +0100, Marius Strobl wrote:
> > > > using a serial console)? Can you boot to single user?
> > >
> > > a multi-user boot dmesg:
> > > http://seis.bris.ac.uk/~mexas/dmesg-blade1500-8.0
> > >
> > > a single user boot went ok, but some disk problems:
> > > http://seis.bris.ac.uk/~mexas/dmesg-blade1500-8.0-single-user
> > just to add on that. After fixing disk with fsck, boot into single
> > user mode is fine, and no further disk problems reported.
> > But multi-user mode still panics, just as before.
> Hrm, the only noticeable difference between your Blade 1500
> and mine is that on yours the generic vgapci(4) attaches to
> the otherwise unsupported framebuffer. I gave such a setup
> a try but that didn't trigger a panic (this actually wasn't
> likely to). Could you please build and install a debugging
> kernel in single user mode (a `mount -a` should re-mount /
> read-write), i.e. a kernel with the following options:
> makeoptions DEBUG=-g
> options KDB
> options DDB
> If that kernel panics you should end up in the debugger
> prompt. Please issue a `bt` there and provide its output.
Also, I can't seem to be able to bring up the network interface
in single user mode. Is it supported?
If I do "ifconfig bge0 up", bge0 shows as UP, but ip address is not assigned.
Probably means /etc/rc.conf is not read?
Finally, should I try 7.2 as well/instead?
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