Subject: Re: kernel panic in 1.6_BETA4
To: Sean Davis <email@example.com>
From: Jason R Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 07/15/2002 17:59:12
On Mon, Jul 15, 2002 at 08:55:25PM -0400, Sean Davis wrote:
> Is there something I should try in the config file that might work around
Not that I'm aware of -- this is a software bug, plain and simple :-)
> (also... how do I drop back to firmware when connected via serial console?
> I'm using cu -l tty00 on a NetBSD/i386 box to talk to the alpha, and I can't
> figure out how to get back to firmware so that I can tell it to boot a good
> kernel. It's just loading /netbsd which is the bad one over and over again.)
When the machine goes back to SRM as it begins to reboot, you should be
able to ^C repeatedly to stop the booting process.
-- Jason R. Thorpe <email@example.com>