[rescue] Installing OpenBSD on a Sparc2

Mike Nicewonger rescue at sunhelp.org
Mon Jun 11 14:29:17 CDT 2001

You may have to pull the video card. You will also most likely need a null
modem connection to the terminal on your Mac.

Mike N
----- Original Message -----
From: "Simeon Johnston" <simeonuj at eetc.com>
To: "sun-rescue" <rescue at sunhelp.org>
Sent: Monday, June 11, 2001 12:05 PM
Subject: [rescue] Installing OpenBSD on a Sparc2

> I am finally getting around to installing OpenBSD 2.9 on that old
> SPARCstation 2.  I am trying to use a mac to install the OS but I don't
> know the settings.  I've tried 9600 baud and lower but didn't get
> anything from the sparc.  The console app is set to 8N1 and I know that
> is correct.
> I am plugged into the *A* DB-25 port and disconnected the KB and mouse.
> Should I pull the video card also?  Didn't think that mattered.
> I'll try pulling the vid card and the extra expansion card (SCSI,
> Ethernet and DB-25 port - that may be causing the problem also) and see
> what happens.
> Any help would be appreciated.
> sim
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