Where are the Sparc64 Installation Boot Floppies? (was - Re:
Installation on SUN U10 Continued)
bsd at bathnetworks.com
Sun Jun 26 20:41:18 GMT 2005
On Sun, 2005-06-26 at 18:27, Marius Strobl wrote:
> On Sun, Jun 26, 2005 at 04:08:43PM +0000, Robert Slade wrote:
> > On Thu, 2005-06-23 at 21:16, Marius Strobl wrote:
> > > On Thu, Jun 23, 2005 at 02:33:10PM -0500, Brett D. Estrade wrote:
> > Snip
> > >
> > > Errata notes for 5.4 are in the works and 6.0 and probably 5.5 should
> > > work with the most common graphics chips, especially the onboard ones
> > > (see the creator(4) and machfb(4) man pages in -current). 6.1 probably
> > > will have some additional drivers for Sun graphics add-on cards.
> > >
> > > hrs, how is the errata comming along?
> > >
> > > Marius
> > >
> > Marius,
> > I am (still) having trouble with my U10. I managed to install 5.3
> > eventually and I have now updated to 6.0-GENERIC. I have done
> > buildworld, and built and installed a Kernel using the GENERIC config
> > file as is as this agrees with the errata:
> > device sc
> > device creator
> > options KBD_INSTALL_CDEV
> > However, when I reboot, the console gets as far as:
> > getty: open /dev/screen : no such file or directory
> > getty: open /dev/ttya : no such file or directory
> > and then the console freezes - the keyboard does not work and the only
> > message is on tty0 when I su to root after a remote SSH logon.
> Looks like you missed to update /etc/ttys (i.e. didn't run mergemaster(8)).
How embarrassing - you are right.
> > The U10 has a PS2 combined keyboard and mouse. dmesg.boot shows:
> On an U10 this would be a RS232 one.
Now all working. Except for Xwindows getting a fatal error - still
that's a job for later in the week.
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