Subject: Re: JavaStation
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From: Valeriy E. Ushakov <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 09/07/2000 16:15:12
On Thu, Jun 01, 2000 at 07:33:48 +0200, Oliver Fromme wrote:
> It has OpenBoot 3.11.1 ...
> Now when I switch on the JavaStation, it requests its IP
> address and boot filename via DHCP, then loads the boot loader
> via TFTP, and then -- it reboots. :-( There are no messages
> or anything, just a black screen. It does not even try to load
> the kernel or anything else. The acknowledgement for the last
> TFTP packet of the boot loader is the last packet that hits the
> network (I can provide tcpdump logs if that's helpful).
I had JS1 with OpenBoot 2.30 running ok. But I gave it to a friend
and pulled out another JS1 from closet and it has OpenBoot 3.11.2 and
exhibits the same behavior.
If I pull keyboard out of it and listen at the serial console then it says:
Data Access Exception
and resets after it downloads boot.net over tftp.
PROLL boots the Linux kernel ok to the point where kerlnel wants root
fs (I haven't bothered to make a complete image with embeded root), so
the hardware is fine.
That previous JS1 (with OBP 2.30) was my only NetBSD/sparc box here,
so I currently can't do much to test things, but I'll probably have an
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