Subject: Re: I cannot install netbsd on an AlphaStation 400
To: Carl Lowenstein <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 11/01/2003 17:05:57
On Fri, Oct 31, 2003 at 02:53:23PM -0800, Carl Lowenstein wrote:
> When I recently used the 1.6.1 CD to install NetBSD on an Alphastation
> 255, I concluded that the "/: file system full" message came from
> an attempt to write to the boot drive (the CDrom) which of course is
> full and not writeable.

No, it's sysinst trying to dump core in the ramdisk, which is too small.
I think this sysinst core dump has been fixed in current and 1.6.2_RC*

Manuel Bouyer <>
     NetBSD: 24 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference