Subject: port-alpha/17717: 20020722-1.6_BETA4 netboot 1.9 fails on PC164LX
To: None <>
From: Erik E. Fair <>
List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 07/25/2002 01:18:00
>Number:         17717
>Category:       port-alpha
>Synopsis:       20020722-1.6_BETA4 netboot 1.9 fails on PC164LX
>Confidential:   no
>Severity:       critical
>Priority:       high
>Responsible:    port-alpha-maintainer
>State:          open
>Class:          sw-bug
>Submitter-Id:   net
>Arrival-Date:   Thu Jul 25 01:19:00 PDT 2002
>Originator:     Erik E. Fair
>Release:        NetBSD 1.6_BETA4
International Organization of Internet Clock Watchers

Architecture: alpha
Machine: alpha

DEC PC164LX 600 MHz 21164a CPU
DEC DE500-AA (DECchip 21140) PCI FastEtherworks card

	netboot 1.9 loader from 1.6_BETA4 (20020722) doesn't work.

	netboot 1.7 loader from 1.5.3_ALPHA (20020419) does work.

	This is not good immediately prior to a release.

	>>> boot ewa0


	halt code = 2
	kernel stack not valid halt
	PC = [nasty long hex number]