Subject: Re: How can i boot *anything* on Sun Blade 100?



I see. I already grabbed the original cables and after swapping them i
connected it to the motherboard by the correct way. I'm still looking for my
serial cable...

John Paul Adrian Glaubitz <[email protected]> írta:
>On 04/10/2017 09:03 PM, transmail wrote:
>> So, it does matter, even with the 40 pin cables?
>
>Yes, it does matter. If you put the IDE controller in the middle of
>the cable, the cable termination is wrong.
>
>> Just because it is impossible to put the longest part to the motherboard:
>> the connector of the HDD and the DVD are too far apart.
>
>It should be possible. Just get an IDE cable that is long enough. I
>have a cable in my Sun Blade 100 which is long enough so I can
>connect it properly. It really doesn't make sense to continue trying
>around with the cable connected improperly.
>
>Also, you should be booting over a serial console. Much easier to
>record all output messages when the output goes to a different
>machine. You can also use netconsole to send the output over the
>network.
>
>Adrian
>
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