[Fedora-sparc] Install failure on Sun Blade 100

Cicone, Anthony anthony_cicone at troweprice.com
Wed Jan 26 14:45:41 UTC 2011


You need to connect a serial console or your pc/latop and use HyperTerm to install.  You then need to set the Openprom to the serial console.

setenv input-device ttyS0
setenv output-device ttyS0

Thanks. 

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From: sparc-bounces at lists.fedoraproject.org [mailto:sparc-bounces at lists.fedoraproject.org] On Behalf Of Matthias Runge
Sent: Tuesday, January 25, 2011 2:44 PM
To: sparc at lists.fedoraproject.org
Subject: Re: [Fedora-sparc] Install failure on Sun Blade 100

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On 01/24/2011 10:34 PM, Fabio M. Di Nitto wrote:
> On 01/24/2011 08:45 AM, Matthias Runge wrote:
>> Hello list, dear fedorians,
>>
>> a few days ago I got a Sun Blade 100. After debugging a miss-jumpered 
>> hard drive I was able to install Solaris 10.
>>
>> Net-Booting Fedora from
>> http://secondary.fedoraproject.org/pub/fedora-secondary/releases/test
>> /12-Beta/sparc/os/images/
>>
>> (tried different .img-files)
>> results in boot, freezing with the message:
>>
>> console handover: boot [earlyprom0] real tty0
> 
> It is possible that you are hitting this bug:
> 
> http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=602853
> 
> we already fixed it upstream.
> 
> Fabio
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Thank you for your kind replies.
Sadly, I was hit by another bug(?): System boots until it halts with the message
console: colour dummy device 80x25
console [tty0] enabled, bootconsole disabled

looks like system switches to a console, I'm unable to view. Is there a chance to redirect the console to serial console (or else?)

I'm currently downloading latest debian-install build. If booting this, I'l put a note here.
Thank you,
Matthias
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