Booting FreeBSD 5.0 on a Sun
Daemon News tells us how to
boot FreeBSD 5.0 on a Sun machine over the network.
"To allow developers to test their code, especially disk drivers, it is necessary to boot the machine without using a disk. The FreeBSD Handbook describes the procedure for booting a diskless workstation, but that does not entirely apply to booting a FreeBSD-sparc64 system on a machine such as an Ultra 2. The solution below involves using TFTP and the kernel support for a NFS-mounted root partition to boot FreeBSD from the network."
(Submitted by Noel Wed Jan 8, 2003 )
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