Subject: Re: 1.6ZA: COMPAT_16 broken (supposed)
To: Christoph Egger <Christoph_Egger@gmx.de>
From: Jaromir Dolecek <jdolecek@NetBSD.org>
Date: 09/14/2003 18:00:34
It appears to work fine for me, using ZA kernel with slightly older
-current userland (some weeks old). I know it's silly, but
can you try to rebuild the kernel from scrath, i.e. do
make clean && make depend && make
Christoph Egger wrote:
> I am using -1-6 userland and upgraded my -current kernel to 1.6ZA today.
> After booting it, I was able to login a message appeared which kind of
> I have (vt100) but I got no shell prompt.
> I tried to log in on another console, too. I got a message about the
> terminal type
> (vt220) and that's all. No login prompt.
> Without knowing how to engage DDB manually, I was forced to hard reset
> my machine.
> Fortunately, I still have a working -1-6 kernel (without it, my netbsd
> would have been absolutely unuseable till a complete reinstall).
> AFAIK, COMPAT_16 that has been added to keep -1-6 userland
> working, I suppose it is broken now.
> (I didn't have this problem with 1.6Z and earlier kernels).
> Christoph Egger
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