Subject: Re: A180C
To: Andy Ruhl <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Gheorghe Ardelean <email@example.com>
Date: 07/03/2004 10:52:28
> Ok, I finally got the thing to netboot an OpenBSD kernel from my
> NetBSD/sparc64 server. Problem is, the serial port on the sparc
> machine doesn't work for the serial console on the A180C, so I had to
> babysit it with my laptop. I tried to boot NetBSD, netbsd-SMALL.lif,
> but all I got was a bootloader claiming that it couldn't find the
> kernel from whatever interface it was using (lf0? lif0?). I saved the
> output somewhere but I can't find it.
The serial port on the sparc is by default (AFAIK) RS423 and you have to
change a jumper on the motherboard to get RS232. Maybe you can check
which config is yours.