Problem installing on Enterprise 250

Doug White dwhite at
Tue Apr 6 11:05:27 PDT 2004

On Tue, 30 Mar 2004, Brandon Shiers wrote:

> I have a Enterprise 250 and am having problems getting FreeBSD
> installed on the box.  I know I have to use the serial console to
> install, due to lack of support for Sun keyboards/terminals.  My box
> does not have a floppy drive on it, so booting via CD is my only
> option.  Has anybody made an install CD ISO that has the required boot
> options enabled to use the serial port as the console device so I can
> get FreeBSD installed on my machine, or any other options/pointers for
> me?

No special action is required. I installed my ultra5 like that.  Just
stick the CD in, power on, drop to OBP, and 'boot cdrom'. Voila.

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