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Mrwkeichi
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PostPosted: Fri Aug 17, 2007 8:38 pm    Post subject: Install Problem Reply with quote

I'm newbies on gentoo. my machine is sun ultra60. ram 512 Mb 2x360Mhz and Graphic card creator3d. I can install Suse linux 7.3 (SPARC version) but that old and not have patch to support now. I choose new OS to install on my machine is that Gentoo.

but ihave problem while install gentoo that is I can't see "#" root cmd and my screen is blank. But that i think it can work because i can restart and shutdown by use conmmand "reboot" and "shutdown"(Blind typing) here is the system process before blank screen. help me please.

Code:
OK> Boot cdrom


and it read my cdrom and run SILO next

Code:
Boot device: /pci@1f, 4000/scsi@3/disk@6, 0:f File and args:
SILO Version 1.4.13


------------------------------------------------------------------
Welcome to the Gentoo/Linux SPARC64 InstallCD 2007.0
------------------------------------------------------------------

boot:


and now i type 2620 to choose kernel and run

Code:
boot: 2620
Allocateed 8 Megs of memmory at 0x40000000 for kernel
loaded kernel version 2.6.20
loading initial ramdisk (859546 bytes at 0xA0800000 phys 0x40c00000 virt)...
/
Remapping the kernel... done
Bootmem_init:Scan pavail, choose_bootmap_pfn: kern[a0000000:a046e000] avoid[a0800000:a08d2000]
choose_bootmap_pfn: using 40000 [80000000
init_bootmem(min[40000], bootmap[40000], max[57f8e])
free_bootmem(pavail:0) base[80000000] size[10000000]
free_bootmem(pavail:1) base[a0000000] size[fefe000]
free_bootmem(pavail:2) base[aff04000] size[18000]
reserve_bootmem(initrd) base[a0800000] size[a08d1d9a]
reserve_bootmem(kernel) base[a0000000] size[46db28]
reserve_bootmem(bootmap) base[80000000] size[2ff8]
memory_present(0, 40000, 48000)
memory_present(0, 50000, 57f7f)
memory_present(0, 57f82, 57f8e)
mem_init: Calling free_all_bootmem().


after this that have blank screen for 2-3 sec and print this on screen

Code:
Console:Switching to mono PROM 80x34
rtc_init:no PC rtc found


it show for a sec and go to blank screen again now i can type coommand to reset or shutdown(blind typing).and 2617 has a problem too. i don't found a way to solve on handbook. anyone help me please.[/code]
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PostPosted: Fri Aug 17, 2007 11:06 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Moved from Installing Gentoo to Gentoo on Sparc.
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PostPosted: Tue Aug 21, 2007 12:14 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Sounds like your console setup is wrong.
Check the input-device and output-device settings in OBP, for video out/keyboard in they should be "keyboard" for input-device and "screen" for output-device.
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PostPosted: Fri Sep 07, 2007 9:39 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Sory, I'm have a long work. I come here again.


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Sounds like your console setup is wrong.
Check the input-device and output-device settings in OBP, for video out/keyboard in they should be "keyboard" for input-device and "screen" for output-device.


for this i set output-device to "SCREEN" and other resolution. but that still does not work too.

this problem make me headache. :x
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