Subject: Re: NetBSD-2.0 on a Sparcstation 1+
To: Chris Laverdure <>
From: =?ISO-8859-1?Q?Timo_Sch=F6ler?= <>
List: current-users
Date: 09/15/2004 15:28:50
>> I tried a snapshot a while ago and the bootloader bombed with an
>> ambigious error number. After some research it seems to appear as=20
>> though
>> my system doesn't have enough memory to load the kernel? I find this
>> hard to believe; it has 12MB of RAM.
> Most likely the system is able to run with 12 MB, but the instalation
> system has a kernel internal RAM disk. This makes the kernel quite =
> Maybe to big for 12 MB. Try netbooting the machine, this avoids the =
> disk. That way you boot a normal GENERIC kernel with a minimal =
> on NFS. If the GENERIC kernel is still to big use NetBSDs excellent
> cross compile facilities to build a custom kernel.

my intention was to provide help for the last/latter case ;) by build=20
host should be finishing the amiga-related run soon...




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