Subject: Re: Can't install sparc64 port on Sun Ultra1
To: Manuel Bouyer , Nathan Dorfman <email@example.com>
From: Kevin DeKorte <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 12/04/2001 13:07:46
Isn't the Ultra 1 a 32bit machine?
Solaris 7 seems to think mine is.
--- Manuel Bouyer <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Dec 04, 2001 at 11:25:23AM -0500, Nathan
> Dorfman wrote:
> > Hi folks,
> > I'd like to install NetBSD on a Sun Ultra1/170E
> (it has two happymeal
> > NICs, and I want to use it as a router/packet
> filter/etc.). To this end,
> > I've tried booting from the Wasabi NetBSD 1.5 CD,
> booting from a
> > local disk partition containing the ramdisk.fs
> from that CD, and booting
> > from same containing the ramdisk.fs for NetBSD
> 1.5.2 from ftp.netbsd.org.
> > Regardless of what I'm booting from, the procedure
> ends abruptly when
> > it says "Kernelized RAIDframe activated" and asks
> me to choose a root
> > device. The only acceptable choices are
> raid[0-4][a-h] and hme1. It
> > will not accept anything like sd0b for the disk
> partition or cd0c for
> > the CD. I tried choosing all the raid variants and
> of course they all
> > fail.
> > So, regardless of what kernel and/or procedure I'm
> trying, I can't
> > get it to mount a "normal" non-raid root and
> proceed with the
> > installation. If anyone knows why this might be
> happening, and
> > what I can try to resolve it, I would much
> appreciate it. Thanks in
> > advance!
> Can you try the snapshot at
> I suspect your SCSI controller isn't supported in
> Manuel Bouyer <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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