Subject: Multia CD Boot Failure
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: J. Alexander Jacocks <email@example.com>
Date: 09/18/2003 02:18:39
I am new to NetBSD on alphas, so please bear with me.
I have a DEC Multia 166 96/340, with a Sony 24x external cdrom,
jumpered to 512 byte blocks. I have downloaded and burned the 1.6.1
alpha iso, and it seems to start booting fine.
However, after the screen resets, I get something like the following on
the screen (repeatedly, and almost impossible to read due to the speed):
DMA IRA: bus fault dma fifo empty, DSP=0x1e0 DSA=0x25f37290: siop0:
And the rest is unreadable. I have googled, and only come up with a
reference to NetBSD 1.5, with the solution being an upgrade to (then)
Any ideas? I wish I could provide more detail, but the system isn't