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Re: [SLUG] Woody on Spac64

On Wed, Dec 11, 2002 at 06:04:02PM +1100, Lance Bell wrote:
> Hi guys.
> I have a Sun Sparc64 (Sun4u). I have tried to use woody CD's boot floppies

Never heard of such a machine. The sun4u arch is a 64 bit sparc chip...
perhaps you mixed something up.

> RH6.3 cds and tried to make a boot cdrom and it won't play.
> In particular I want to put woody on it. I noticed that the silo.conf on 
> the
> woody cds points to sparc64.gz as a boot image but there is on a sparc64
> uncompressed boot as far as I can see. If I type "rescue" at the silo 
> boot promt
> it does two nies and i end up with
> booting linux...

Want to have another go at all that. I'm having trouble making sense of