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Re: port-i386/46061: NetBSD 6.0 does not boot: instant reboot

The following reply was made to PR port-i386/46061; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: David Holland <>
Subject: Re: port-i386/46061: NetBSD 6.0 does not boot: instant reboot
Date: Mon, 3 Sep 2012 16:50:36 +0000

 On Sun, Jul 15, 2012 at 05:30:06PM +0000, Martin S. Weber wrote:
  >  Some more data points:
  >  1) a netbsd-6 i386 kernel from friday's sources still instantly reboots
  >  the box after displaying the numbers (stuff read) before the copy right
  >  message appears. I.e., state remains broken.
  >  2) booting from CDROM doesn't make a difference. Still instant reboot.
  >  3) a netbsd-6 amd64 kernel from friday's sources boots fine. 
  >  Ergo: I will change this box to become an amd64 installation, and no
  >  longer be affected by this bug. If you make changes that you guess
  >  might influence this behaviour, let me know. I'm willing to give i386
  >  some more tries (well, at least booting. I'm not going to install back
  >  to i386 once I've transitioned to amd64).
 This is likely the same as 46885 and therefore probably fixed on HEAD
 (with pullup to -6 on the way) -- please give it a try when time
 David A. Holland

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