Installation on SUN U10 Continued
bsd at bathnetworks.com
Thu Jun 23 16:03:33 GMT 2005
I would like to try the floppy install, but there are no floppy images
in the distribution on the ftp sites, nor is their a floppy directory on
the CD's, even though the and release notes refers to it.
On Thu, 2005-06-23 at 12:07, Brett D. Estrade wrote:
> boot floppies to install from ftp?
> On Thu, 23 Jun 2005 11:28:04 +0000, "Robert Slade"
> <bsd at bathnetworks.com> said:
> > Hiya,
> > I am still having problems with installing 5.3 on a SUN U10. I cannot
> > install from the CDs, bit 5.4 and 5.3. I get a short read - file does
> > not appear to be executable error. I have tied it with CD's I have burnt
> > and ones from a supplier. Following a suggestion, I have also burn the
> > iso images onto high grade CDs, this still did not work - same error.
> > The U10 does have Solaris 9 installed and this can read the CD and all
> > appears to be correct.
> > I have tried charging the CDROM on the U10, but it refuses to recognise
> > the replacement CDROM as being there. Thishappens with 2 different
> > CDROMs not sure why this is. I've tried reset-all but this does not make
> > any difference. Any suggestions?
> > I can get the boot only iso to boot. However, whilst this allows me into
> > the FreeBSD OS on the CD and start sysinstall, I cannot delete the
> > Solaris slices, so I cannot setup the disk to install FreeBSD via FTP.
> > Is there any way round this?
> > Rob
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