On 08/08/2018 05:23 PM, Dennis Clarke wrote:
> pssst ... there is nothing in the silo.conf of netinst.iso for sun4v and that 
> had me wondering.

Why though? sun4v is fully backwards-compatible, so any sun4u software
will also work on sun4v.

> regardless .. how the heck to netboot this thing ?
There have been multiple discussions on this topic on this mailing list.

Basically, you need the d-i images from the tarball here:

> http://ftp.ports.debian.org/debian-ports/pool-sparc64/main/d/debian-installer/

Then set up a TFTP server and let the machine boot the kernel, see:

> https://www.debian.org/releases/wheezy/sparc/ch05s01.html.en


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