Subject: Re: port-mac68k/37474: After installing a system, booting into
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From: Hauke Fath <>
List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 12/10/2007 15:25:02
The following reply was made to PR port-mac68k/37474; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: Hauke Fath <>
Cc:,,, Hauke Fath <hauke@Espresso.Rhein-Neckar.DE>
Subject: Re: port-mac68k/37474: After installing a system, booting into
 it, and mounting /, I get a message saying that the magic numbers don't
 match upon reboot.
Date: Mon, 10 Dec 2007 16:20:17 +0100

 At 13:00 Uhr +0000 07.12.2007, Thomas Carlson wrote:
 >  >  You may find that removing the Cabletron box will help boot with the
 >  >  GENERIC kernel. It shouldn't matter but the SCSI drivers were written
 >  >  using rather incomplete documentation for the custom SCSI controller
 >  >  chips used in the various systems.
 >  That would be counterproductive as the se0 device is the only
 >  connection to my network on this old machine (Powerbook 180).
 Okay... I cranked up a Macintosh IIvx (8 MB RAM):
 - partitioned A/UX root&usr / A/UX swap / Macintosh HFS
 - got the latest Mkfs 1.47 and Installer 1.1h from a NetBSD 4rc5 
 snapshot of today
 - ran Mkfs on the root&usr partition
 - ran the Installer with netbsd_GENERICSBC.tgz, base.tgz and etc.tgz (70 min)
 - made the devices in the Installer
 - booted to single user, ran 'fsck -fp /dev/rsd0a' to be sure
 - After 'mount -uw /' and editing /etc/rc.conf the box booted to 
 multi user mode just fine
 - Because the Installer's list of device files is a bit outdated, you 
 should run MAKEDEV all in /dev
 So... generally, setting up a NetBSD/mac68k machine with the MacOS 
 based tools works. Please follow Scott's advice, and boot the 
 Powerbook without the SCSI-Ethernet-bridge. There may be SCSI 
 BTW: Have you tried booting with the GENERICSBC kernel?
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