Subject: Re: Problem installing i386/2.0-RELASE to the Digital Venturis S166
To: None <>
From: Steven M. Bellovin <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 03/02/2005 18:50:41
In message <>, Hernani Marques Madeira wri
>On Wed, Mar 02, 2005 at 08:34:21PM +0100, Hernani Marques Madeira wrote:
>> [snip]
>> panic: ffs_valloc: dup alloc
>> Stopped in pid 1244.1 (mkdir) at          0xc02b648e:     leave
>> db>
>> [/snip]
>> I've used the official floppy (boot1.fs, boot2.fs) images.
>> As the same ones containing 1.6.2-RELEASE stuff worked out, I don't
>> think that's a hardware problem.
>Ok... it seemed at least, later on it completely lost network
>connectivity during the set installation. After trying again it paniced
>with a page fault trap, a third time it wasn't able to mount one of
>the freshly written BSD partitions.
>A further attempt ended up in some "bad file descriptor" errors.
>> Any ideas?
>Probably it's due to faulty RAM as I was also seing hyroglyphics
>already ...
>As memtest86 has an iso of about 1.8 MB in size (at least v3.2) and
>I cannot boot using the CD-ROM drive for some reason (using whatever
>OS) I'm searching some smaller counterpart of it.
I think there's a floppy-bootable version of memtest.

		--Prof. Steven M. Bellovin,