And assuming it is you could install something like smart boot manager to an old floppy disk then when you boot from the floppy it’ll have an option for letting you boot from the CD. Are you new to LinuxQuestions. Find More Posts by jlliagre. One more time, try installing in text only mode, and fix the graphic issue later. Press enter to use the default kernel file name.

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Managed to sorce these cards and now have problems getting into server when trying to start up.

How to Boot a System Interactively. In this example, the default choices shown in square brackets [] are accepted. Provide an fimd device name or press return to use the default.

Booting a SPARC Based System

Again, just because it won’t boot from cdrom doesn’t mean it’s because of the BIOS. Originally Posted by bathory Perhaps you should try kdmconfig to configure your display. Mon Jun 21, The automatic boot procedure displays a series of startup messages, and brings the system to run level 3. This run level is used for system maintenance tasks, such as backing up a file system. The time now is Hi, what is this error message means? Tue Jun 22, 2: My unqulified host name jupiter unknown; sleeping for retry Jun 22 Cannot find driver for screen device Hi, this is coneconfig first time in installing Solaris 10 into my intel chipset desktop,mb ram ,with AGP SIS display card which is listed in the Solaris Fibd but i got below error, pls advise thanks.


Booting a System Interactively In this example, the default choices shown in square brackets [] are accepted. If you are not prompted to answer these questions, verify that you typed the boot -a command correctly. Hi all, have bought a second hand R server that had no graghics card or RSC card fitted. Set the boot-file parameter to the new kernel. Sun Jul 18, 4: You could have a drive that doesn’t work anymore or drive cables that aren’t seated properly.

Because if it isn’t booting from CD, it’s far more likely to be already set up to boot from a floppy.

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Booting a SPARC Based System (System Administration Guide: Basic Administration)

Update the boot archive. When prompted, enter the name of the kernel to use for booting. NIS domain name is boulder. Can type in username, but it won’t allow me to type anything after prompting me to enter a password. These procedures assume that the system has been cleanly shut down, unless stated otherwise. The following procedures show how to boot to different run levels from the ok PROM prompt.