Sun U10 Installation Problem
bsd at bathnetworks.com
Mon Jun 20 20:34:53 GMT 2005
I'll try that - Thanks
On Mon, 2005-06-20 at 06:08, Sean Hafeez wrote:
> I just tried to install opensolaris on a U60. I could not for the
> life of me get a good boot. Exact same error as you. All the iso's
> MD5'd fine. Turns out that it was the cheap cds I was using. Switch
> to some more $$ gold ones and it would just fine. Strange I know
> On Jun 19, 2005, at 10:43 PM, Robert Slade wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I have been trying to install Freebsd on a Sun U10. It tries to boot
> > from the CDROM but I get short read the files does not appear to be
> > executable. I have tried with bot 5.3 and 5.4. The boot only iso does
> > boot though.
> > I have tried with disks obtained from a Uk supplier with the same
> > result
> > so I doubt it is the CDs cusing the problem.
> > The system has Solaris 9 installed and this can read the CDs so it
> > looks
> > like the CRROM is OK.
> > I would like to try a floppy drive boot, the handbook gives some info,
> > but refers to Section 1.3 to make the boot disks but this is blank.
> > The
> > release note for 5.4 also refers to floppy booting, but there are no
> > floppy images in the release on the FTP site, or the 5.3 disks.
> > Help!
> > Rob
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