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Re: kern/46100: NetBSD 6.0_BETA i386 iso boots fine, but fail out on some laptops

On Sun, Feb 26, 2012 at 07:23:38PM +0100, Fredrik Pettai wrote:
> On Feb 26, 2012, at 4:50 PM, Manuel Bouyer wrote:
> > You should have made it clear in the PR.
> > 
> > Now, if sd0a is the right device, there's still something I don't
> > understand. sd0 is not a cdrom device; from what did you boot ?
> > an external usb cdrom drive ?
> Yes, it's a "netbook", so it has no internal cdrom. 
> I had to use Jared D. McNeill to create a NetBSD 5.1.2 & a 
> NetBSD 6.0_BETA i386 USB-stick.
> NetBSD 5.1.2 works (I could complete a full installation), but the NetBSD 
> 6.0_BETA halts before the boot finishes (as shown in the "cut-n-pasted" 
> dmesg).

OK, so it's not an iso, the subject is misleading.
I guess there's an error in this script; it seems to create files
(/sbin/init for example) without the x bit set.
error 13 is EPERM, "permission denied"

I don't think it's a problem with 6.0_BETA itself.

Manuel Bouyer <>
     NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference

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