[rescue] Sparc OS Install over serial

Mike Hebel nimitz at nimitzbrood.com
Tue Jan 6 21:00:42 CST 2004

You port that and I'll replace Bill's missing beverage and cough up 
another $5. ;-)

Mike Hebel

On Tuesday, January 6, 2004, at 07:06 PM, Tom Ponsford wrote:

> Well It looks like its time to port VTserver over to a sparc platform 
> :-)
> http://www.shiresoft.com/pdp-11/software/vtserver.html
> Cheers
> 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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