NetBSD-Bugs archive

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index][Old Index]

Re: kern/51362: installing from USB sticks is not possible

The following reply was made to PR kern/51362; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: David Holland <>
Subject: Re: kern/51362: installing from USB sticks is not possible
Date: Mon, 1 Aug 2016 00:16:24 +0000

 On Sun, Jul 31, 2016 at 08:20:00PM +0000, Martin Husemann wrote:
  >  On Sun, Jul 31, 2016 at 08:10:00PM +0000, David Holland wrote:
  >  >  Can you file a separate PR on the nouveau problem?
  >  That is the only problem here, but I think we already have a PR about
  >  that (this is a pretty new nvidia card, so firmware WILL not be available).
 All I see at the moment is 50804 and 51091, neither of which really
 seems to cover it.
  >  We need a way to gracefully fail early.
 Yes. Something like the patch in 50808 might be a starting point, but
 ultimately if the drmkms console fails we ought to fall back to the
 traditional one.
 Maybe file a PR on that? I don't think one exists.
  >  >  Meanwhile, any idea why it isn't probing the root device correctly?
  >  >  That ought to be fixed.
  >  One of the disks was from an (old) raid set with forced autoroot, so
  >  the behaviour was just as expected.
 ah, I guess never mind that part then...
 David A. Holland

Home | Main Index | Thread Index | Old Index