[rescue] SPARCstation Voyager boot
linc at thelinuxlink.net
Thu Sep 23 13:13:26 CDT 2004
On Thu, 23 Sep 2004, Goten wrote:
> got hold of one of these machines a while back (for free, no less - and no, it
> isn't stolen) but I don't have any means of getting into the system. The
> machine itself runs with no problems, but I have no login details for it.
> I've tried FreeBSD CD booting, Slackware 9.1 CD booting, Slackware 10 CD
> booting, Red Hat 9 CD booting and FAT-formatted Linux floppy booting. None
> have worked (most with "Invalid magic number" errors). I currently have no
> means of formatting a SCSI-2 hard disk and plugging that onto the external
> connector, and I don't have any means of booting via ethernet (i.e. remote X
> Help would be nice... >.<
This is *not* an x86 archetecture machine. It's a sparc. Try NetBSD for
sparc 4m on it, or solaris sparc on it or if you're really into Linux,
redhat 6.2 for sparc or Splack (yes splack, it's spelled right).
In the Beginning there was nothing, which exploded - Yeah right...
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