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If you mess things up & need the graphics console back, type
>>> set console graphics
> going thru the archives, I am looking for info on installing on 250s.
> I have two that work fine that I want to put 4.4 on. My question is
> what terminal did you use for the install?
> I get thru the installation boot up and to the point of selecting
> a terminal. I get the choice menu, and am unable to input a character
> using the standard keyboard, mouse, and video. What did you use
> as a terminal for the install?
> ANy hints?
> "H. Wade Minter" wrote:
> > I'm stuck on a problem, and hopefully some of the more-experienced Alpha
> > folk here can help.
> > I've come into an AlphaStation 250 4/266, and would like to run FreeBSD on
> > it. It's got two SCSI disks in it, that show up as DKA0 and DKA300 in the
> > SRM BIOS, and a CD at DKA400.
> > With the 4.3-RELEASE Alpha ISO image, I can "boot DKA400" and get into the
> > installer. The install goes great, I make my filesystem on the DKA300
> > disk, and install away. After the installer is finished, the system halts
> > back to the >>> prompt. Here's where it gets frustrating.
> > When I do "boot DKA300" from the SRM BIOS, it finds a valid boot block,
> > loads it, tries to load /boot/loader, and then dies with a "can't find
> > /boot/loader" error.
> > What am I doing wrong here?
> > Thanks,
> > Wade
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