Subject: Re: Problems with 1.0 kernel
To: jefF rizzO <email@example.com>
From: Tim Newsham <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 12/02/1994 20:14:02
> I'm trying to install a fresh disk with 1.0 (release) on a running 1.0_BETA
> system. I've got the drive set up, and I compiled a kernel from the 1.0
> sources, but when I try to boot from it with the -b flag to loadbsd, it
> hangs just before I should get the "root device>" prompt.
> This also happens with the kernel on ftp.netbsd.org.
This happened to me when I first switched over to 1.0 from 1.0_beta.
The problem was that the system was making a bad guess about my
machine, and thought it was an a1200. Adding a -c 2000 flag to
loadbsd fixed this up.
Another possibility is the sbic inhibit sync variable.
> A2000 with GVP G-Force 040, 12M RAM
> 3.1 ROMs (This has recently been added; I have experienced some problems
> with it under ADOS)
> Seagate ST41200N 1G drive (NetBSD 1.0_BETA loaded)
> Micropolis 4110 1G drive (NetBSD 1.0 loaded)
> A2065 ethernet board
> Thanks for any help-