Subject: Re: BSD on 3000(no roms)
To: Blitter <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jack Bucchannan <email@example.com>
Date: 01/09/1996 23:43:07
On Tue, 9 Jan 1996, Blitter wrote:
> I'm going to be installing BSD on a softkicked A3000 (the one with no
> roms, just a rom file). If there is any additional info concerning the
> softkicked 3000's and NetBSD, probs and solutions. I would like to know
> if there are going to be any additional stepping stones during the
> install process.
> I ran into some trouble with Linux, when I had the Rom image loaded it
> would unvalidate the first 4 megs of fast ram and I had to boot without
> the rom image(which I do normally now) or let the bootstrap program know
> not to use the first 4 megs of fastram. It took me a month to isolate
> that problem to finally get Linux booted ;).
> btw I couldnt find any mention of this in the Faq, I'm hoping that is not
> a problem :)
> Dave firstname.lastname@example.org // IRC: SigBit Sanity check
> AMIGA Technologies Homepage // The Amiga Web Directory on memory
> www.amiga.de \\// www.cucug.org/amiga.html failed.
> Visit my page www.geopages.com/SiliconValley/1411
I have NetBSD 1.1 (AMIGA) installed on my softkicked 3000, and it works
perfectly straight out of the box...so does X ....hope this helps.