5.4 install on Ultra10
freebsd at kellners.de
Tue Jun 21 09:25:36 GMT 2005
it depends on how you upgrade your system.
If you build your system out of the sources and use your old kernel-config, it should be no problem.
If you use sysinstall, which installs the standard kernel, you will have the same problem.
On Mon, Jun 20, 2005 at 06:47:00PM -0500, Brett D. Estrade wrote:
> perhaps a silly question, but if I upgrade 5.3 to 5.4 on an ultra 60,
> will I experience the same problem?
> On Sat, 18 Jun 2005 15:47:58 +0200, "Dagobert Kellner"
> <freebsd at kellners.de> said:
> > On Fri, Jun 17, 2005 at 03:39:06PM -0700, Tony Li wrote:
> > >
> > > Hi,
> > >
> > > I'm trying to install from cdrom onto an Ultra10. I'm able to get the
> > > kernel loaded, but the last message that I get is "jumping to kernel
> > > entry at 0xc0040000". The system is then hung hard.
> > >
> > > Clue, please?
> > >
> > > Thanks,
> > > Tony
> > Hi Tony,
> > I had the same problem while installing FreeBsd 5.4 on an Ultra5.
> > The problem is that the driver for the Openfirmware is not compiled into
> > the standard kernel.
> > That means you do not get any output on your screen but your Freebsd
> > still works.
> > I used the following workaround (You need an computer with a
> > terminal-program. Connect this to the tty[ab] of the Ultra10):
> > - Restart the computer.
> > While memory initialization press Stop-A to get to the bootprom.
> > - do one of the following comands (depends on where you connected your
> > sun):
> > select io ttya
> > or
> > select io ttyb
> > - then enter: go
> > Now you should get the output to your terminal and you can go on
> > installing FreeBSD.
> > After installing FreeBSD you should rebuild your kernel.
> > Use the following option to enable the openfirmware console again:
> > device ofw_console # OpenBoot firmware console device
> > I hope that works for your ultra10.
> > Dagobert Kellner
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