[SunRescue] [2.7, Sun IPC install] Data Access Exception...
kurt at csh.rit.edu
Mon Aug 21 07:58:26 CDT 2000
On Mon, 21 Aug 2000, P.A.Osborne wrote:
> On Sun, Aug 20, 2000 at 08:06:50PM -0400, Patrick Giagnocavo wrote:
> > After I dug around on the mailing lists, I found that this issue had been
> > addressed before - the boot loader + image is too big for the way these
> > older machines handle memory, and thus they fail.
> > Per those messages, I will try to boot 2.6 first to see what happens...
> I have installed 2.6 on a couple of SS2s booting from
> floppy with no problem.
> I nearly muttered that my SS10 was booted 2.7 from floppy but then
> spotted the CDROm drive attached to it....
Well, I can chime in that I have installed 2 SS2s and an IPX with
the 2.7 floppy. The problems I had were all due to a bad disk.
And it was even a "new" one.
Now, I think you mentioned you're machine was an IPC, I don't know
if THAT makes a difference...
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