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PostPosted: Thu Dec 12, 2002 11:50 pm    Post subject: gentoo on sun E220 Reply with quote

Well I am installing Gentoo on a E220 (dual 450Mhz/2GB RAM), and I will update my installation doc if there is any interest

I'll keep you updated

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PostPosted: Fri Dec 13, 2002 3:46 pm    Post subject: new sparc console install guide Reply with quote

Code:

#gentoo on sparc64 (netra T1) and E220
# using iso 1.1 for sparc64

# during boot stop-a or ctrl-break or ctrl-A F in minicom)
# on OK prompt

boot cdrom

#on silo
ramdisk init=/bin/sh

#on sh prompt
ifconfig eth0 x.x.x.x netmask y.y.y.y broadcast z.z.z.z
route add default gw w.w.w.w
#(net1=eth0, net0=eth1 on nectra T1)
/etc/init.d/rcS

fdisk
# make you partitoins, it is best to use ext2 for /boot for better compatibility with silo

#adding swap (replace your pattirion)
mkswap /dev/sda5
swapon /dev/sda5

mkdir /mnt/cdrom
mount /dev/cdrom /mnt/cdrom
mount -o bind /proc /mnt/cdrom/root-sparc64/proc
chroot /mnt/cdrom/root-sparc64
cd /sbin

# making fs (replace your pattirion)
echo y |./mkreiserfs /dev/sda2
echo y |./mkreiserfs /dev/sda4
echo y |./mkreiserfs /dev/sda6
exit
mkfs.ext2 /dev/sda1


cd /mnt
mkdir gentoo

#mounting fs (replace your pattirion)
mount /dev/sda2 /mnt/gentoo
cd /mnt/gentoo
mkdir boot usr var
mount /dev/sda1 boot
mount /dev/sda4 usr
mount /dev/sda6 var

wget http://152.2.210.81/pub/Linux/distributions/gentoo/releases/build/1.4_rc1
/sparc/stage1-sparc64-1.4_rc1.tbz2

bzip2 -cd stage1-sparc64-1.4_rc1.tbz2 | tar xvf -
mount -o bind /proc /mnt/gentoo/proc

chroot /mnt/gentoo /bin/bash
# set the corect time
date -s
# doing this the 2nd time with p for the right perm
tar jxfp stage1-sparc64-1.4_rc1.tbz2
source /etc/profile
# edit /etc/resolv.conf with your nameservers
nano -w /etc/resolv.conf
emerge sync
emerge rsync

CHOST=sparc-unknown-linux-gnu

#edit /etc/make.conf
nano -e /etc/make.conf

# HTTP_PROXY="your_proxy:8080"
# FTP_PROXY="your_proxy:8080"
# USE="sparc64 mysql innodb -opengl -alsa -esd -X -java -gpm -berkdb -qt -gmp"
# ARCH="sparc64"
# PLATFORM=sparc64-unknown-linux-gnu
# CHOST="sparc-unknown-linux-gnu"
# CFLAGS="-O2 -mcpu=ultrasparc -mtune=ultrasparc"
# CXXFLAGS="-O2 -mcpu=ultrasparc -mtune=ultrasparc"
# FEATURES="-sandbox"

# linking the right profile
cd /etc
rm /etc/make.profile
ln -s ./usr/portage/profiles/default-sparc64-1.4  make.profile

cd /usr/portage
scripts/bootstrap.sh
export CONFIG_PROTECT=""
emerge system

emerge vanilla-sources
cd /usr/src/linux

make menuconfig
make dep;amke clean;make vmlinux;make modules

emerge syslog-ng
rc-update add syslog-ng default

emerge vcron
rc-update add vcron default

emerge reiserfsprogs

cd /etc
ln -sf ../usr/share/zoneinfo/Europe/Brussels localtime
nano -w /etc/hostname
nano -w /etc/hosts
nano -w /etc/conf.d/net
rc-update add net.eth0 default
rc-update add sshd default

nano -w /etc/rc.conf
emerge silo
cp /usr/src/linux/vmlinux /boot
cd boot
gzip -9 vmlinux
nano -w /etc/silo.conf
mkdir /boot/etc
cp /etc/silo.conf /boot/etc
silo -C /boot/etc/silo.conf

nano -w /etc/make.conf FEATURES="sandbox"

---reboot---

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