Chapter 5. Booting the Installation System

Table of Contents

5.1. Booting the Installer on SPARC
5.1.1. Booting with TFTP
5.1.2. Booting from a CD-ROM
5.1.3. Booting from Floppies
5.1.4. IDPROM Messages
5.2. Boot Parameters
5.2.1. Debian Installer Parameters
5.3. Troubleshooting the Installation Process
5.3.1. CD-ROM Reliability
5.3.2. Floppy Disk Reliability
5.3.3. Boot Configuration
5.3.4. Common SPARC Installation Problems
5.3.5. Interpreting the Kernel Startup Messages
5.3.6. Reporting Installation Problems
5.3.7. Submitting Installation Reports