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Re: Installation problem
- To: misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
- Subject: Re: Installation problem
- From: David Aquilina <dwaquilina_(_at_)_gmail_(_dot_)_com>
- Date: Sat, 9 Oct 2004 13:41:34 -0400
- Reply-to: David Aquilina <dwaquilina_(_at_)_gmail_(_dot_)_com>
On Thu, 7 Oct 2004 22:41:52 -0500, Jolan Luff <jolan_(_at_)_protection_(_dot_)_cx> wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 07, 2004 at 11:18:38PM -0400, David Aquilina wrote:
> > I'm attempting to install OpenBSD 3.5 (via CDs purchased from OpenBSD)
> > on an AMD64 system - one of Sun's opteron workstations, to be precise.
> > It appears that the kernel boots just fine, however when it reaches
> > the point where the installation process normally starts, it just sits
> > there doing nothing. I'm trying to use the AMD64 version of OpenBSD, I
> > haven't tried the x86 version yet.
> > I didn't see any errors, but I can hand-copy the last few lines of
> > output if someone is interested in looking at it.
> > Has anyone seen this behavior before? if so, how have you worked around it?
> hw support is greatly improved in 3.6, please try a snapshot:
Can anyone give me a better answer than to try an unstable, still
under development version? If I wanted to use it, I would have just
downloaded it instead of going to the trouble to purchase and wait for
the CDs to arrive.
I'm rather disappointed, I checked the list of supported hardware and
all the major bits this machine has are listed for 3.5.
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