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Re: OBP bootloader issue (Was: sun4c)

On 26 June 2012 18:32, AGC <agcarver+netbsd%acarver.net@localhost> wrote:
>>> I have two IPXes.  One is currently running NetBSD 5.1 and is my ntp
>>> server
>>> with GPS receiver.  The other is waiting for an OS but I'm having
>>> difficulty
>>> installing NetBSD because the bootloader does not like the OBP version.
>>>  Still haven't figured out how to work around that problem.
>> Does it give any diagnostics when it fails?
>> Is this just on disk or does it happen for network boot as well?
> I haven't tried network boot but it doesn't like the CD bootloader for
> NetBSD.  The previous OS that was on the machine (Debian woody) does try to
> boot although its installation is not quite complete so it doesn't get very
> far.  There are some diagnostic messages that pop up when it tries to boot
> the bootloader.  I'm in the process of moving the machines around so I'll
> try to boot it up and get some boot messages when I get a chance.

OK, thanks :)

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