[rescue] Sparcstation LX Restoration & Help

Peter Stokes peter at ashlyn.co.uk
Mon Nov 25 12:46:31 CST 2019

Hi Bill

I did think of the network boot, but never tried an install that way with
Sunos 4, pretty trivial with Sunos 5.


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> On 25 Nov 2019, at 17:52, Bill D <dorsey at lila.com> wrote:
> o;?Hi Peter,
> You're most likely right about the disk label being specific to
> Solaris 2.  So I am thinking I should label it from my 3/80 running
> 4.1.1.  Another option worth exploring is setting up a network boot
> for the Sparc LX.  Come to think of it, I should probably look into
> that a bit more as it may turn out to be easier than moving the
> SCSI2SD back and forth between the 3/80 and the LX.
> - Bill
>> On Mon, Nov 25, 2019 at 12:11 PM Peter Stokes <peter at ashlyn.co.uk> wrote:
>> Hi Bill Just my guess, but I thought the Sun label from Sunos 5 aka Solaris
2 was different to Sunos 4 and you may be falling foul of that? Also you are
trying to boot from portion 0, is that the correct one for where you installed
the boot image? Peter
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