Booting off 5.3 CD

jacques brierre jbrierre at bellsouth.net
Sat Jan 1 12:54:44 PST 2005


Quite right, Marius.
I should have caught that.
Thanks!

Marius Strobl wrote:

>On Fri, Dec 31, 2004 at 04:31:08PM -0500, jacques brierre wrote:
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>>Hello all and happy new year.
>>
>>I am running into a rather basic and frustrating problem getting off the 
>>ground
>>with 5.3 on an Ultra 2. Can't seem to boot off the CD... I've seen 
>>references
>>to various problems in the archives but not this specific one.
>>
>>yes, I've made another CD... with the same result...
>>I assume it's the boot-only CD... the docs don't seem to address whcih 
>>cd does what.
>>Does anyone know if there is a fix for this?
>>
>>thanks.
>>-jacques.
>>
>>{0} ok boot cdrom
>>Resetting ...
>>
>>screen not found.
>>Can't open input device.
>>Keyboard not present.  Using ttya for input and output.
>>
>>Sun Ultra 2 UPA/SBus (2 X UltraSPARC 168MHz), No Keyboard
>>OpenBoot 3.11, 512 MB memory installed,
>>...
>>...
>>Rebooting with command: boot cdrom
>>Boot device: /sbus/SUNW,fas at e,8800000/sd at 6,0:f  File and args: 
>>kernel/sparcv9/unix
>>
>> >> FreeBSD/sparc64 boot block
>>   Boot path:   /sbus at 1f,0/SUNW,fas at e,8800000/sd at 6,0:f
>>   Boot loader: kernel/sparcv9/unix
>>File kernel/sparcv9/unix not found
>>Program terminated
>>{0} ok
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>Looks like someone set "boot-file" and/or "debug-file" to force
>Solaris into booting a 64bit kernel (Solaris would default to a
>32bit kernel on U2). FreeBSD should boot fine once you clear them.
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