FreeBSD sparc, can't boot

Jorge Silva j.silva at
Mon Feb 9 06:22:50 PST 2004

That's what I thought... thank you, Stephane !

Is that any way to create a boot floppy ?

Jorge Silva

Quoting Stephane Bortzmeyer <bortzmeyer at>:

> On Sat, Feb 07, 2004 at 01:56:47PM +0000,
>  Jorge Silva <j.silva at> wrote 
>  a message of 36 lines which said:
> > I'm trying to install FreeBSD 5.2R on an Ultra10 with 2 IDE disks. 
> I installed the same version on the same machine (only one IDE disk)
> yesterday and it worked.
> > When I try to boot from the "bootonly" CD ( with "boot cdrom" on the OB
> prompt
> I used it also. Is it an ISO image that you downloaded and burned or a
> CD someone gave you?
> > Can't read disk label.
> > Can't open disk label package.
> > Fast Data Access MMU Miss
> I'm almost sure that the CD is corrupted or the drive is dead.
> If the drive works fine with Solaris, I suggest to download an ISO
> image, check it has been properly downloaded and burn it with utmost
> precautions (slow speed, clean drive, etc).

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