Fail to install 5.3 on Netra t1

Ken Smith kensmith at cse.Buffalo.EDU
Fri Sep 17 19:20:25 PDT 2004

On Sat, Sep 18, 2004 at 10:02:05AM +0800, kinux wrote:
> It seems not work, i use the disc2 and miniinst to install, all failure with
> following error.
> Boot device: disk:a File and args: kernel/unix
> ok boot cdrom /boot/kernel/kernel
> Boot device: /pci at 1f,0/pci at 1/pci at 1/ide at e/cdrom at 2:f File and args:
> /boot/kernel/kernel
> >> FreeBSD/sparc64 boot block
> Boot path: /pci at 1f,0/pci at 1/pci at 1/ide at e/cdrom at 2,0:f
> Boot loader: /boot/kernel/kernel
> File /boot/kernel/kernel not found
> Program terminated
> ok

At the boot PROM use the "printenv" command.  I think it will say
that the "boot-file" is "kernel/unix".  Try resetting that so it
doesn't have any name at all.  It should be the miniinst CD you
try to boot with.

						Ken Smith
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