[CentOS-devel] CentOS 5.x for Sparc?

Karanbir Singh mail-lists at karan.org
Thu Aug 7 22:00:19 UTC 2008

Michael Worsham wrote:
> Thanks for the site/URL. I downloaded the tftp64.img and was able to get 
> my SunFire V120 (UltraSPARC-IIe) to see the image and load it via my 
> CentOS 5 rarpd server.
> However, I guess I am running into some sort of brick wall when it comes 
> to CentOS loading the correct NIC driver to assign an IP address to the 
> server. The V120's on-board network card is coming up as a eri0 and eri1 
> (Sun RIO 10/100 Ethernet [eri]).
> If there a way to configure the command line via LOM interface it so it 
> loads the correct NIC driver, sets the ip, etc? I though about something 
> like kickstart, but the tftp64.img doesn't come up to a CentOS Linux 
> window -- just goes directly to where it starts loading drivers for the 
> SCSI drives, then waiting for the language location.

first comment might interest you.

However, you will still need to work out what command you are going to 
pass though with what values.

Karanbir Singh : http://www.karan.org/  : 2522219 at icq

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