Subject: Re: Returned mail: warning: cannot send message for 4 hours
To: None <amiga@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Sven Lundblad <>
List: amiga
Date: 12/14/1995 17:16:06
>>I think you have missed the -b switch....
>Thanks for the post but I have tried the following variations thus far.
>loadbsd -b netbsd
>This will hang apparantly beacause my intended target doesn't like
>synchronous mode.
>loadbsd -b -I4 netbsd
>This indeed gets me a little further. I get the prompt for the root drive
>and select sd1. Several things happen and I get to the part where dumping
>has succeeded. Then it reboots.

>loadbsd -I4 netbsd
>Same as above. The primary distinction is that it automatically chooses
>sd1 as it is the only drive in my system that NetBSD could be loaded on.
>(Its the only drive having appropriate prep)

You should not chose sd1 as root device you should chose sd1*. This will
use the swap partition instead of the ordinary root partition on that
drive. There is no way you can ignore the -b switch if you dont have a
proper sd?a partition.

>loadbsd -I4 -n2 -p netbsd
>This seemed to change the messages received during the dumping stage.
>With this command I get
>dumping 15 14 13 12 11 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 succeeded
>as opposed to
>dumping 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 succeeded
>Any Suggestions ?