[rescue] Plextor PX-32TSi and ultra 1
Curtis H. Wilbar Jr.
rescue at hawkmountain.net
Fri May 13 18:32:37 CDT 2005
You have bank 1 of memory populated ?
I've had various Sun's do funny things when bank 1 isn't populated
(such as OBP works, but get wonky failures trying to boot an OS)
On Fri, 2005-05-13 at 12:45, Francois Dion wrote:
> On 5/12/05, Mike Nicewonger <twmaster at twmaster.com> wrote:
> > On May 12, 2005, at 6:26 PM, Sandwich Maker wrote:
> > > " From: Mike Nicewonger
> > > "
> > > "
> > > " You need the block jumper set.
> > >
> > > you sure? i thought one of the improvements in obp3 - which the u1
> > > was first to have - is that it issues the scsi block switch command
> > > before trying to boot, and that by now all cd drives act on it.
> > Every U1 I've tried failed to boot from CD-ROM without the block jumper
> > set. As for other more modern boxes I cannot say as my experience is
> > with many U1s.
> Couldn't get the Plextor to work. Tried different media. Same thing. I
> then tried 2 other drives, one that works on an ultra 2 and a toshiba
> xm5301. I get the same error.
> Alright. I got the MAC address and put that in /etc/ethers in my
> jumpstart machine. I added the machine also to hosts. I then did an
> On the Ultra 1 I go to the ok prompt and boot net. snoop running on my
> jumpstart box shows that RARP was ok, then tftp started transmitting
> data block 1, ack came back, then data block 2, but no ack. The ultra
> 1 went back to ok prompt:
> ok boot net
> Boot device: /sbus/SUNW,hme at e,8c00000 File and args:
> Using Onboard Transceiver - Link Up.
> 4200 Data Access Error
> I found something similar in:
> posted by srenner at idleshell.net, but no resolution. Also something
> on comp.unix.solaris by Jeff Clark in 2000 with Andy M also
> mentionning he's never seen this error before. Again, no resolution.
> Anybody's seen this before? I'm thinking I have something quite wrong
> with this U1.
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