Subject: port-sparc/2347: NetBSD/sparc sun4c kernels don't boot unless you have a floppy in the disk drive.
To: None <gnats-bugs@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Neil J. McRae <>
List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 04/28/1996 14:07:33
>Number:         2347
>Category:       port-sparc
>Synopsis:       One needs a floppy in the disk drive to boot a kernel on su4c
>Confidential:   no
>Severity:       critical
>Priority:       high
>Responsible:    gnats-admin (GNATS administrator)
>State:          open
>Class:          sw-bug
>Submitter-Id:   net
>Arrival-Date:   Sun Apr 28 09:20:01 1996
>Originator:     Neil J. McRae
Neil J. McRae                                 DNS: Domino Network Services         NetBSD/sparc: 100% SpF (Solaris protection Factor)
  Free the daemon in your computer!
>Release:        Todays SUP.
System: NetBSD 1.1B NetBSD 1.1B (DOUBLESIX) #1: Sun Apr 28 12:50:35 BST 1996 sparc


When booting a current kernel it hangs at root on sd0. 

Boot a current 4c kernel.

Put a floppy disk in the drive!