[rescue] Sparc OS Install over serial

Tom Ponsford tponsford at theriver.com
Tue Jan 6 19:06:45 CST 2004

Well It looks like its time to port VTserver over to a sparc platform :-)



Tom Ponsford

Mark T. Valites wrote:
> I'm looking for a way to bootstrap and install any modern OS (preferably
> some flavor of linux) to a SS or Ultra class sparc, but only use the
> serial port - no floppy, cd, network, or hard disk to bootstrap from. My
> console does _not_ need to be on the serial port. Googling has only turned
> up ways of using the serial port as concole during install. I was hoping
> there's a way to pull this off from the prom - does anyone know if this is
> possible?
> -Mark

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