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Old 12-21-2008, 12:14 AM
Chi Nguyen
 
Default Bug#384549: Unable to install Debian on Sun b100 (sparc processor) blade due to cassini driver failure

Sorry, but this was a long time ago, and we have long decommissioned the
machine.

Moritz Muehlenhoff wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 25, 2006 at 11:25:00AM +1000, Chi Nguyen wrote:
>
>> Package: installation-reports
>>
>> Debian-installer-version: Netboot beta 3 (2.6 kernel) 11-Aug-2006
>> http://ftp.nl.debian.org/debian/dists/testing/main/installer-sparc/beta3/images/sparc64/netboot/2.6/boot.img
>>
>> uname -a: Linux (none) 2.6.17-2-sparc64 #1 Sat Aug 12 17:17:29 BST 2006
>> sparc64 unknown
>>
>> Date: Fri Aug 25 22:10:31 EST 2006
>>
>> Method: Installed by setting up a tftp server on another blade running
>> solaris 9. Created a /tftpboot directory with the above boot.img which
>> was successfully picked up by the b100 blade upon rebooting using "boot
>> net" method. However, it could not pick up the network interfaces (2xSun
>> Cassini 10/100/10000 Ethernet) and the installation cannot proceed any
>> further.
>>
>
> Does this error still occur with more recent kernel versions, such as
> the current Lenny RC1?
>
> Cheers,
> Moritz
>



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