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Old 12-02-2006, 02:11 PM   #1
Aardvark
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OS Restore on Cobalt RAQ4


I have just bought a RAQ4 and have been trying for a week to get the OS installed with no success.

Has anybody managed to successfully install on one of these boxes? I have tried a few distributions that use CentOS and BlueQuartz but the problem always appears to be the same.

I have been installing the OS by linking the hard disks up to an old PC, the details follow and I am at a loss as to what I should do.

The details follow, this is the startup after installing CentOS-BQ-1.04.iso from CobaltClone:

Sun Cobalt - Smaller, Bluer, Better, and Free

Firmware version 2.10.3-ext3


Current date: Mar 04 09:26:18 UTC 1976

ROM build info: Thu Mar 11 08:51:36 MST 2004 .

System serial number: Uninitialized

System type: 3000 series system, Version 1 board

Silicon serial number: 7c000007c52fbe01

Monitor: 153536 bytes

Memory: 512 MB

CPU: 1 processor(s) detected

CPU 0: AuthenticAMD 448MHz (4.5 x 100MHz host bus) [BSP]

Initializing flash: done

Flash Bank 0: ST Microelectronics M29F080A 1024KB (20:f1)

Flash Bank 1: not installed.

Mounting ROM fs: done

Initializing PCI: done

Host Bus: 0 (device 1f:07) [33MHz]

Device: 00:00 10b9:1541 Acer Labs M1541 Aladdin V Host Bridge

Device: 01:00 10b9:5243 Acer Labs M5243 AGP Controller

Device: 02:00 10b9:5237 Acer Labs M5237 USB Controller (IRQ 6)

Device: 03:00 10b9:7101 Acer Labs M7101 PMU

Device: 07:00 10b9:1533 Acer Labs M1543 Aladdin V PCI-ISA Bridge

Device: 0e:00 1000:000f Symbios Logic SYM53C875 SCSI Controller (IRQ 12)

Device: 0f:00 10b9:5229 Acer Labs M5229 TXpro IDE Controller (IRQ 14)

Device: 10:00 8086:1209 Intel 82559ER EEPro100 Fast Ethernet (IRQ 11)

Device: 12:00 8086:1209 Intel 82559ER EEPro100 Fast Ethernet (IRQ 10)

Bridged Bus: 1 (bridge: 00:01:00)

Initializing ethernet: 2 controller(s) found

Intel 82559ER Found at port 0xfd80, MAC: 00:10:e0:02:21:b2

Intel 82559ER Found at port 0xfd40, MAC: 00:10:e0:02:22:12

Initializing IDE: found ALI M5229 at 00:78

scanning ide0: master

scanning ide1: master

IDE: stabilizing spinup: 100%

Checking Memory: done


Press spacebar to enter ROM mode

Booting default method - From disk


Enabling L2 cache: done

First stage kernel (Linux): Decompressing - done

ERROR: cannot relocate with filesize 0

command line: 'console=ttyS0,115200 debug mem=22M cobalt_boot_image=/boot/vmlinux.bz2,/vmlinux.bz2,/boot/vmlinux.gz,/vmlinux.gz cobalt_boot_return=0x161f394 cobalt_boot_data=0x1634cc4 cobalt_boot_load=0x1700000 cobalt_ramcode_map=0x1600000,0xa00000 ip=off '

booting kernel...

Linux version 2.4.25-ROM (duncan@atherton) (gcc version 3.3.3 (Debian 20040306)) #1 Thu Mar 11 08:47:53 MST 2004

BIOS-provided physical RAM map:

BIOS-e801: 0000000000000000 - 000000000009f000 (usable)

BIOS-e801: 0000000000100000 - 0000000020000000 (usable)

user-defined physical RAM map:

user: 0000000000000000 - 000000000009f000 (usable)

user: 0000000000100000 - 0000000001600000 (usable)

22MB LOWMEM available.

On node 0 totalpages: 5632

zone(0): 4096 pages.

zone(1): 1536 pages.

zone(2): 0 pages.

DMI not present.

Kernel command line: console=ttyS0,115200 debug mem=22M cobalt_boot_image=/boot/vmlinux.bz2,/vmlinux.bz2,/boot/vmlinux.gz,/vmlinux.gz cobalt_boot_return=0x161f394 cobalt_boot_data=0x1634cc4 cobalt_boot_load=0x1700000 cobalt_ramcode_map=0x1600000,0xa00000 ip=off

Initializing CPU#0

Detected 448.219 MHz processor.

Calibrating delay loop... 894.56 BogoMIPS

Memory: 20208k/22528k available (1141k kernel code, 1932k reserved, 244k data, 100k init, 0k highmem)

Dentry cache hash table entries: 4096 (order: 3, 32768 bytes)

Inode cache hash table entries: 2048 (order: 2, 16384 bytes)

Mount cache hash table entries: 512 (order: 0, 4096 bytes)

Buffer cache hash table entries: 1024 (order: 0, 4096 bytes)

Page-cache hash table entries: 8192 (order: 3, 32768 bytes)

Enabling new style K6 write allocation for 22 Mb

CPU: L1 I Cache: 32K (32 bytes/line), D cache 32K (32 bytes/line)

CPU: After generic, caps: 008021bf 808029bf 00000000 00000002

CPU: Common caps: 008021bf 808029bf 00000000 00000002

CPU: AMD-K6(tm) 3D processor stepping 0c

Checking 'hlt' instruction... OK.

POSIX conformance testing by UNIFIX

mtrr: v1.40 (20010327) Richard Gooch (rgooch@atnf.csiro.au)

mtrr: detected mtrr type: AMD K6

PCI: Using configuration type 1

PCI: Probing PCI hardware

PCI: Probing PCI hardware (bus 00)

Linux NET4.0 for Linux 2.4

Based upon Swansea University Computer Society NET3.039

Initializing RT netlink socket

Starting kswapd

VFS: Disk quotas vdquot_6.5.1

Journalled Block Device driver loaded

pty: 256 Unix98 ptys configured

Serial driver version 5.05c (2001-07-08) with MANY_PORTS SHARE_IRQ SERIAL_PCI enabled

ttyS00 at 0x03f8 (irq = 4) is a 16550A

ttyS01 at 0x02f8 (irq = 3) is a 16550A

Real Time Clock Driver v1.10f

Non-volatile memory driver v1.2

loop: loaded (max 8 devices)

eepro100.c:v1.09j-t 9/29/99 Donald Becker http://www.scyld.com/network/eepro100.html

eepro100.c: $Revision: 1.36 $ 2000/11/17 Modified by Andrey V. Savochkin <saw@saw.sw.com.sg> and others

eth0: Invalid EEPROM checksum 0xc501, check settings before activating this device!

eth0: PCI device 8086:1209, 00:10:E0:02:21:B2, IRQ 11.

Receiver lock-up bug exists -- enabling work-around.

Board assembly 000000-000, Physical connectors present:

Primary interface chip None PHY #0.

General self-test: passed.

Serial sub-system self-test: passed.

Internal registers self-test: passed.

ROM checksum self-test: passed (0xdbd8681d).

Receiver lock-up workaround activated.

eth1: Invalid EEPROM checksum 0x2502, check settings before activating this device!

eth1: PCI device 8086:1209, 00:10:E0:02:22:12, IRQ 10.

Receiver lock-up bug exists -- enabling work-around.

Board assembly 000000-000, Physical connectors present:

Primary interface chip None PHY #0.

General self-test: passed.

Serial sub-system self-test: passed.

Internal registers self-test: passed.

ROM checksum self-test: passed (0xdbd8681d).

Receiver lock-up workaround activated.

Uniform Multi-Platform E-IDE driver Revision: 7.00beta4-2.4

ide: Assuming 33MHz system bus speed for PIO modes; override with idebus=xx

ALI15X3: IDE controller at PCI slot 00:0f.0

ALI15X3: chipset revision 193

ALI15X3: 100% native mode on irq 14

ide0: BM-DMA at 0xfdd0-0xfdd7, BIOS settings: hdaMA, hdbMA

ide1: BM-DMA at 0xfdd8-0xfddf, BIOS settings: hdcMA, hddMA

hda: ST330621A, ATA DISK drive

ide: Assuming 33MHz system bus speed for PIO modes; override with idebus=xx

blk: queue c0298fa0, I/O limit 4095Mb (mask 0xffffffff)

hdc: Nikimi NIK-XV400B, ATA DISK drive

blk: queue c02993f4, I/O limit 4095Mb (mask 0xffffffff)

ide0 at 0xfdf8-0xfdff,0xfdf6 on irq 14

ide1 at 0xfde8-0xfdef,0xfde6 on irq 15

hda: attached ide-disk driver.

hda: 58633344 sectors (30020 MB) w/1024KiB Cache, CHS=58168/16/63, UDMA(33)

hdc: attached ide-disk driver.

hdc: host protected area => 1

hdc: 80293248 sectors (41110 MB) w/2048KiB Cache, CHS=4998/255/63, UDMA(33)

Partition check:

hda: [PTBL] [3649/255/63] hda1 hda2 hda3

hdc: hdc1 hdc2 hdc3

md: linear personality registered as nr 1

md: raid0 personality registered as nr 2

md: raid1 personality registered as nr 3

md: raid5 personality registered as nr 4

raid5: measuring checksumming speed

8regs : 686.400 MB/sec

32regs : 388.800 MB/sec

pII_mmx : 971.200 MB/sec

p5_mmx : 934.800 MB/sec

raid5: using function: pII_mmx (971.200 MB/sec)

md: md driver 0.90.0 MAX_MD_DEVS=256, MD_SB_DISKS=27

md: Autodetecting RAID arrays.

[events: 000000bb]

[events: 00000036]

[events: 0000000c]

[events: 000000bb]

[events: 00000036]

[events: 0000000c]

md: autorun ...

md: considering hdc3 ...

md: adding hdc3 ...

md: adding hda3 ...

md: created md2

md: bind<hda3,1>

md: bind<hdc3,2>

md: running: <hdc3><hda3>

md: hdc3's event counter: 0000000c

md: hda3's event counter: 0000000c

md: md2: raid array is not clean -- starting background reconstruction

md2: max total readahead window set to 124k

md2: 1 data-disks, max readahead per data-disk: 124k

raid1: device hdc3 operational as mirror 1

raid1: device hda3 operational as mirror 0

raid1: raid set md2 not clean; reconstructing mirrors

raid1: raid set md2 active with 2 out of 2 mirrors

md: updating md2 RAID superblock on device

md: hdc3 [events: 0000000d]<6>(write) hdc3's sb offset: 1052160

md: syncing RAID array md2

md: minimum _guaranteed_ reconstruction speed: 100 KB/sec/disc.

md: using maximum available idle IO bandwith (but not more than 100000 KB/sec) for reconstruction.

md: using 124k window, over a total of 1052160 blocks.

md: hda3 [events: 0000000d]<6>(write) hda3's sb offset: 1052160

md: considering hdc2 ...

md: adding hdc2 ...

md: adding hda2 ...

md: created md1

md: bind<hda2,1>

md: bind<hdc2,2>

md: running: <hdc2><hda2>

md: hdc2's event counter: 00000036

md: hda2's event counter: 00000036

md: md1: raid array is not clean -- starting background reconstruction

md1: max total readahead window set to 124k

md1: 1 data-disks, max readahead per data-disk: 124k

raid1: device hdc2 operational as mirror 1

raid1: device hda2 operational as mirror 0

raid1: raid set md1 not clean; reconstructing mirrors

raid1: raid set md1 active with 2 out of 2 mirrors

md: updating md1 RAID superblock on device

md: hdc2 [events: 00000037]<6>(write) hdc2's sb offset: 32804608

md: delaying resync of md1 until md2 has finished resync (they share one or more physical units)

md: hda2 [events: 00000037]<6>(write) hda2's sb offset: 21968768

md: considering hdc1 ...

md: adding hdc1 ...

md: adding hda1 ...

md: created md0

md: bind<hda1,1>

md: bind<hdc1,2>

md: running: <hdc1><hda1>

md: hdc1's event counter: 000000bb

md: hda1's event counter: 000000bb

md: md0: raid array is not clean -- starting background reconstruction

md0: max total readahead window set to 124k

md0: 1 data-disks, max readahead per data-disk: 124k

raid1: device hdc1 operational as mirror 1

raid1: device hda1 operational as mirror 0

raid1: raid set md0 not clean; reconstructing mirrors

raid1: raid set md0 active with 2 out of 2 mirrors

md: updating md0 RAID superblock on device

md: hdc1 [events: 000000bc]<6>(write) hdc1's sb offset: 6289344

md: delaying resync of md0 until md2 has finished resync (they share one or more physical units)

md: hda1 [events: 000000bc]<6>(write) hda1's sb offset: 6289344

md: ... autorun DONE.

NET4: Linux TCP/IP 1.0 for NET4.0

IP Protocols: ICMP, UDP, TCP

IP: routing cache hash table of 512 buckets, 4Kbytes

TCP: Hash tables configured (established 1024 bind 2048)

NET4: Unix domain sockets 1.0/SMP for Linux NET4.0.

kjournald starting. Commit interval 5 seconds

EXT3-fs: mounted filesystem with ordered data mode.

VFS: Mounted root (ext3 filesystem) readonly.

Freeing unused kernel memory: 100k freed

Warning: unable to open an initial console.

BOOTLOADER: Mapping in physical locations

BOOTLOADER: load_addr=0xc2004000 ret_data=0xc2205cc4

BOOTLOADER: opening "/boot/vmlinux.bz2"

BOOTLOADER: opening "/vmlinux.bz2"

BOOTLOADER: opening "/boot/vmlinux.gz"

BOOTLOADER: opening "/vmlinux.gz"

BOOTLOADER: calling reboot notifiers

md: stopping all md devices.

raid1: mirror resync was not fully finished, restarting next time.

md: delaying resync of md1 until md2 has finished resync (they share one or more physical units)

md: updating md0 RAID superblock on device

md: hdc1 [events: 000000bd]<6>(write) hdc1's sb offset: 6289344

md: hda1 [events: 000000bd]<6>(write) hda1's sb offset: 6289344

md: md0 switched to read-only mode.

raid1: mirror resync was not fully finished, restarting next time.

md: updating md1 RAID superblock on device

md: hdc2 [events: 00000038]<6>(write) hdc2's sb offset: 32804608

md: hda2 [events: 00000038]<6>(write) hda2's sb offset: 21968768

md: md1 switched to read-only mode.

raid1: mirror resync was not fully finished, restarting next time.

md: md_do_sync() got signal ... exiting

md: updating md2 RAID superblock on device

md: hdc3 [events: 0000000e]<6>(write) hdc3's sb offset: 1052160

md: hda3 [events: 0000000e]<6>(write) hda3's sb offset: 1052160

md: md2 switched to read-only mode.

flushing ide devices: hda hdc

BOOTLOADER: mapping 22M-32M for ride home

BOOTLOADER: disabling interrupts

BOOTLOADER: flushing cache

BOOTLOADER: Leap of faith!

Back in ramcode: done

Second stage load failed. Booting ROM kernel...

Decompressing - done

ERROR: cannot relocate with filesize 0

command line: 'console=ttyS0,115200 debug ip=off '

booting kernel...

Linux version 2.4.25-ROM (duncan@atherton) (gcc version 3.3.3 (Debian 20040306)) #1 Thu Mar 11 08:47:53 MST 2004

BIOS-provided physical RAM map:

BIOS-e801: 0000000000000000 - 000000000009f000 (usable)

BIOS-e801: 0000000000100000 - 0000000020000000 (usable)

512MB LOWMEM available.

On node 0 totalpages: 131072

zone(0): 4096 pages.

zone(1): 126976 pages.

zone(2): 0 pages.

DMI not present.

Kernel command line: console=ttyS0,115200 debug ip=off

Initializing CPU#0

Detected 448.219 MHz processor.

Calibrating delay loop... 894.56 BogoMIPS

Memory: 516556k/524288k available (1141k kernel code, 7344k reserved, 244k data, 100k init, 0k highmem)

Dentry cache hash table entries: 65536 (order: 7, 524288 bytes)

Inode cache hash table entries: 32768 (order: 6, 262144 bytes)

Mount cache hash table entries: 512 (order: 0, 4096 bytes)

Buffer cache hash table entries: 32768 (order: 5, 131072 bytes)

Page-cache hash table entries: 131072 (order: 7, 524288 bytes)

CPU: L1 I Cache: 32K (32 bytes/line), D cache 32K (32 bytes/line)

CPU: After generic, caps: 008021bf 808029bf 00000000 00000002

CPU: Common caps: 008021bf 808029bf 00000000 00000002

CPU: AMD-K6(tm) 3D processor stepping 0c

Checking 'hlt' instruction... OK.

POSIX conformance testing by UNIFIX

mtrr: v1.40 (20010327) Richard Gooch (rgooch@atnf.csiro.au)

mtrr: detected mtrr type: AMD K6

PCI: Using configuration type 1

PCI: Probing PCI hardware

PCI: Probing PCI hardware (bus 00)

Linux NET4.0 for Linux 2.4

Based upon Swansea University Computer Society NET3.039

Initializing RT netlink socket

Starting kswapd

VFS: Disk quotas vdquot_6.5.1

Journalled Block Device driver loaded

pty: 256 Unix98 ptys configured

Serial driver version 5.05c (2001-07-08) with MANY_PORTS SHARE_IRQ SERIAL_PCI enabled

ttyS00 at 0x03f8 (irq = 4) is a 16550A

ttyS01 at 0x02f8 (irq = 3) is a 16550A

Real Time Clock Driver v1.10f

Non-volatile memory driver v1.2

loop: loaded (max 8 devices)

eepro100.c:v1.09j-t 9/29/99 Donald Becker http://www.scyld.com/network/eepro100.html

eepro100.c: $Revision: 1.36 $ 2000/11/17 Modified by Andrey V. Savochkin <saw@saw.sw.com.sg> and others

eth0: Invalid EEPROM checksum 0xc501, check settings before activating this device!

eth0: PCI device 8086:1209, 00:10:E0:02:21:B2, IRQ 11.

Receiver lock-up bug exists -- enabling work-around.

Board assembly 000000-000, Physical connectors present:

Primary interface chip None PHY #0.

General self-test: passed.

Serial sub-system self-test: passed.

Internal registers self-test: passed.

ROM checksum self-test: passed (0xdbd8681d).

Receiver lock-up workaround activated.

eth1: Invalid EEPROM checksum 0x2502, check settings before activating this device!

eth1: PCI device 8086:1209, 00:10:E0:02:22:12, IRQ 10.

Receiver lock-up bug exists -- enabling work-around.

Board assembly 000000-000, Physical connectors present:

Primary interface chip None PHY #0.

General self-test: passed.

Serial sub-system self-test: passed.

Internal registers self-test: passed.

ROM checksum self-test: passed (0xdbd8681d).

Receiver lock-up workaround activated.

Uniform Multi-Platform E-IDE driver Revision: 7.00beta4-2.4

ide: Assuming 33MHz system bus speed for PIO modes; override with idebus=xx

ALI15X3: IDE controller at PCI slot 00:0f.0

ALI15X3: chipset revision 193

ALI15X3: 100% native mode on irq 14

ide0: BM-DMA at 0xfdd0-0xfdd7, BIOS settings: hdaMA, hdbMA

ide1: BM-DMA at 0xfdd8-0xfddf, BIOS settings: hdcMA, hddMA

hda: ST330621A, ATA DISK drive

ide: Assuming 33MHz system bus speed for PIO modes; override with idebus=xx

blk: queue c0298fa0, I/O limit 4095Mb (mask 0xffffffff)

hdc: Nikimi NIK-XV400B, ATA DISK drive

blk: queue c02993f4, I/O limit 4095Mb (mask 0xffffffff)

ide0 at 0xfdf8-0xfdff,0xfdf6 on irq 14

ide1 at 0xfde8-0xfdef,0xfde6 on irq 15

hda: attached ide-disk driver.

hda: 58633344 sectors (30020 MB) w/1024KiB Cache, CHS=58168/16/63, UDMA(33)

hdc: attached ide-disk driver.

hdc: host protected area => 1

hdc: 80293248 sectors (41110 MB) w/2048KiB Cache, CHS=4998/255/63, UDMA(33)

Partition check:

hda: [PTBL] [3649/255/63] hda1 hda2 hda3

hdc: hdc1 hdc2 hdc3

md: linear personality registered as nr 1

md: raid0 personality registered as nr 2

md: raid1 personality registered as nr 3

md: raid5 personality registered as nr 4

raid5: measuring checksumming speed

8regs : 686.400 MB/sec

32regs : 388.800 MB/sec

pII_mmx : 970.800 MB/sec

p5_mmx : 934.400 MB/sec

raid5: using function: pII_mmx (970.800 MB/sec)

md: md driver 0.90.0 MAX_MD_DEVS=256, MD_SB_DISKS=27

md: Autodetecting RAID arrays.

[events: 000000bd]

[events: 00000038]

[events: 0000000e]

[events: 000000bd]

[events: 00000038]

[events: 0000000e]

md: autorun ...

md: considering hdc3 ...

md: adding hdc3 ...

md: adding hda3 ...

md: created md2

md: bind<hda3,1>

md: bind<hdc3,2>

md: running: <hdc3><hda3>

md: hdc3's event counter: 0000000e

md: hda3's event counter: 0000000e

md: md2: raid array is not clean -- starting background reconstruction

md2: max total readahead window set to 124k

md2: 1 data-disks, max readahead per data-disk: 124k

raid1: device hdc3 operational as mirror 1

raid1: device hda3 operational as mirror 0

raid1: raid set md2 not clean; reconstructing mirrors

raid1: raid set md2 active with 2 out of 2 mirrors

md: updating md2 RAID superblock on device

md: hdc3 [events: 0000000f]<6>(write) hdc3's sb offset: 1052160

md: syncing RAID array md2

md: minimum _guaranteed_ reconstruction speed: 100 KB/sec/disc.

md: using maximum available idle IO bandwith (but not more than 100000 KB/sec) for reconstruction.

md: using 124k window, over a total of 1052160 blocks.

md: hda3 [events: 0000000f]<6>(write) hda3's sb offset: 1052160

md: considering hdc2 ...

md: adding hdc2 ...

md: adding hda2 ...

md: created md1

md: bind<hda2,1>

md: bind<hdc2,2>

md: running: <hdc2><hda2>

md: hdc2's event counter: 00000038

md: hda2's event counter: 00000038

md: md1: raid array is not clean -- starting background reconstruction

md1: max total readahead window set to 124k

md1: 1 data-disks, max readahead per data-disk: 124k

raid1: device hdc2 operational as mirror 1

raid1: device hda2 operational as mirror 0

raid1: raid set md1 not clean; reconstructing mirrors

raid1: raid set md1 active with 2 out of 2 mirrors

md: updating md1 RAID superblock on device

md: hdc2 [events: 00000039]<6>(write) hdc2's sb offset: 32804608

md: delaying resync of md1 until md2 has finished resync (they share one or more physical units)

md: hda2 [events: 00000039]<6>(write) hda2's sb offset: 21968768

md: considering hdc1 ...

md: adding hdc1 ...

md: adding hda1 ...

md: created md0

md: bind<hda1,1>

md: bind<hdc1,2>

md: running: <hdc1><hda1>

md: hdc1's event counter: 000000bd

md: hda1's event counter: 000000bd

md: md0: raid array is not clean -- starting background reconstruction

md0: max total readahead window set to 124k

md0: 1 data-disks, max readahead per data-disk: 124k

raid1: device hdc1 operational as mirror 1

raid1: device hda1 operational as mirror 0

raid1: raid set md0 not clean; reconstructing mirrors

raid1: raid set md0 active with 2 out of 2 mirrors

md: updating md0 RAID superblock on device

md: hdc1 [events: 000000be]<6>(write) hdc1's sb offset: 6289344

md: delaying resync of md0 until md2 has finished resync (they share one or more physical units)

md: hda1 [events: 000000be]<6>(write) hda1's sb offset: 6289344

md: ... autorun DONE.

NET4: Linux TCP/IP 1.0 for NET4.0

IP Protocols: ICMP, UDP, TCP

IP: routing cache hash table of 4096 buckets, 32Kbytes

TCP: Hash tables configured (established 131072 bind 65536)

NET4: Unix domain sockets 1.0/SMP for Linux NET4.0.

kjournald starting. Commit interval 5 seconds

EXT3-fs: mounted filesystem with ordered data mode.

VFS: Mounted root (ext3 filesystem) readonly.

Freeing unused kernel memory: 100k freed

Warning: unable to open an initial console.
 
Old 12-29-2006, 05:21 AM   #2
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don't mean to sound dumb here but, is there any reason you can't just install Debian from a CD? I'd try that first.

I assume the error is the last line, "Warning: unable to open an initial console."

no idea what that is. maybe /dev/ isn't getting populated with tty's for some reason. Maybe getty is failing. Could be anything, really.
 
  


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