sun e250 installation woes.

amilcar padilla pada0008 at gmail.com
Thu Jan 3 21:30:38 PST 2008


yes I am indeed using an attached keyboard and monitor.  the box has a  
graphics card and I acquired a sun type 5d keyboard.  I'd rather not  
use the serial console but if that's my only choice.

thx.


On Jan 4, 2008, at 12:22 AM, Royce Williams wrote:

> amilcar padilla wrote, on 1/3/2008 6:37 PM:
>> Hello, I am new to the mailing list.
>
> Hello!
>
>> I am sorry if this is an old
>> subject but I'm having issues installing freebsd sparc64 on a sun
>> enterprise 250 server.  For some reason when I type "boot cdrom" at  
>> the
>> ok prompt, the system hangs loading the kernel.
>
> Are you using a an attached keyboard and monitor?  If so, the video
> card might not be supported.  Try disconnecting the keyboard and
> monitor entirely and get a serial console working instead:
>
> http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/term.html
>
> Royce
>
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