Subject: Re: CD-Rom installation problem on Ultra 10
To: Martin Husemann <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Ruibiao Qiu <email@example.com>
Date: 09/27/2002 12:34:11
On Fri, 27 Sep 2002, Martin Husemann wrote:
>On Fri, Sep 27, 2002 at 10:37:48AM -0500, Ruibiao Qiu wrote:
>> I am having problem installing the 1.6 using CD-Rom (image downloaded from the
>> official ftp site). The EIDE CD drive is on secondary, the cdrom alias is set
>> to "/pci@1f,0/pci@1,1/ide@3/cdrom@3,0:f".
>Funny, I thought there was no official sparc64 bootable CD yet (because it
>does not work).
I thought that too, but the 1.6 installation note says the easiest way to
install is using CD-Rom.
> boot /pci@1f,0/pci@1,1/ide@3/cdrom@3,0:e netbsd
>(partition "e" instead of "f")
I tried, but the same error.
>The easiest way to install though is using "boot net" after setting up a
>NFS boot area with netbsd.INSTALL.gz as /netbsd.
That's a bit tricky here because we have an official bootp server running. If
I setup my own, it is gonna create confusion. I know that there are
work-arounds in my case, but CD install (if really available) is the easiest