Subject: Re: Problem booting on SE/30
To: Franklin Chen <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: grantham <email@example.com>
Date: 10/24/1994 11:06:17
> Yesterday night I installed base10, etc10, and netbsd10 on my SE/30
> and then tried to boot. It never worked. It froze after the message
> "Ser Console = 0" (or something like that), not even getting to the
> point of showing any gray bars.
Did it freeze or spontaneously reboot? Did the screen clear?
> Here's some
> minimal info: 8 MB RAM, System 7.1, Mode32 1.5 (enabled or disabled
> depending on whether I boot with all extensions off, which I have
The memory mapping stuff has been greatly improved (as evidenced by
the fact that MacBSD doesn't boot on your SE/30 anymore... :), so
I would suggest booting without any extensions or control
panels except for Mode32 and Memory, and make sure you are in 32 bit
mode. Just a stab in the dark...
Brad Grantham, firstname.lastname@example.org ++++++++++++++++ http://acm.vt.edu/~grantham/
UNIX is kind of like a car with primer but no paint, foam but no upholstery, a
V-8 with fuel injection but no brakes, and two dozen lights and indicators that
you have to know how to turn on before you can find them.