Bug 2993 - Sparc 5 won't net boot
Summary: Sparc 5 won't net boot
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Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: installer
Version: 6.0
Hardware: sparc
OS: Linux
medium
high
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Matt Wilson
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TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 1999-05-24 02:34 UTC by marcm
Modified: 2008-05-01 15:37 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 1999-05-28 22:31:07 UTC


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Description marcm 1999-05-24 02:34:37 UTC
I can't get a Sparc 5 to properly net boot from the
tftp32.img tftd image.

It starts to boot but fais with:

    RAMDISK: Compressed image found at block
0
    VFS: Mounted root
(romfsfilesystem).
    Warning: unable to open an initial console.

And it just hangs.

Booting off the 5.2 tftp boot image work fine.

Comment 1 Derek Tattersall 1999-05-24 15:44:59 UTC
I can't duplicate this one on sparc 10 and sparc 20.

Comment 2 lars 1999-05-24 21:40:59 UTC
This looks like a duplicate of bug #2602.  I'll bet the user was
performing a headless install.

Comment 3 marcm 1999-05-25 04:25:59 UTC
Yep, headless install on a SS%

Comment 4 Matt Wilson 1999-05-28 22:31:59 UTC
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 2602 ***


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