Help with boot on sparc with 10.1

Craig Butler craig001 at
Fri Nov 21 14:48:59 UTC 2014

On Thu, 2014-11-20 at 14:06 +0100, sparc at wrote:
> HI
> i have a sunblade 1500 and want to install Release 10.1 , downloaded and burned this iso to cd .
> But it wont boot from this cdrom
> so i download a debian sparc iso and test it with same parameteres , its booting. 
> My question is: do i need the bootonly or is somethink wrong with my CD , maybe i use the wrong parameters for openboot ?
> Greetings Markus
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Hello Markus

Please could we have more details on the fail?

I don't have a sunblade 1500 in my collection so can't replicate your

I can however confirm that the FreeBSD-10.1-RELEASE-sparc64-disc1.iso
works successfully on a Naturetech 777P (UltraSparc IIe driven laptop)

Kind Regards

Craig Butler

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