installation problem on Sun E450

Ken Smith kensmith at cse.Buffalo.EDU
Thu Feb 10 21:28:45 PST 2005

On Thu, Feb 10, 2005 at 06:21:23PM -0500, m wrote:
> I just picked up a Sun E450, and I'm having installation problems.
> After I get the system banner and the "OK" prompt, I type "boot cdrom", and
> get the following:
> Initializing Memory
> Boot device: /pci at 1f,4000/scsi at 2/disk at 6,0:f  File and args:
> The cdr DOES spin up, then the system totally freezes.
> I had thought I needed perhaps to have a serial console attached, in
> addition to the keyboard/monitor, but that does not seem to make a
> difference; nothing comes across on the serial terminal either.
> Any help would be MOST appreciated.  If anyone needs more info regarding
> this, just ask & I will provide!

Try it without the keyboard attached at all.

						Ken Smith
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