Subject: Re: Getting current install floppies
To: Paul Hoffman <email@example.com>
From: Manuel Bouyer <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 05/18/2001 09:37:40
On Thu, May 17, 2001 at 11:53:05PM -0400, John Hawkinson wrote:
> | >If possible,Would you show messages of ahc0 and ahc1?
> | Unfortunately, I cannot, because they zoom by on the screen, and then
> | the system loops when probing the hard disk. Is there a way to stop
> | the system mid-booting so I can see them and write them down for you?
> Generally the easiest way is to boot with a serial console.
> (Enter "consdev com0" at the boot loader prompt
> to switch to com0)
> Alternatively, you could set a breakpoint at the appropriate place (do
> you have symbols?), like aha_attach(), or perhaps the attach function
> for the next driver subsequent.
> Just boot with -d to start in the kernel debugger, and then
> b aha_attach
> and hit 'c' to continue when you land there.
> If Manuel's kernel isn't built with symbols, you'll have
> to get the address of aha_attach from him.
ahc_attach address is 0xc01079f8
Manuel Bouyer, LIP6, Universite Paris VI. Manuel.Bouyer@lip6.fr