Subject: Re: Bootloader 'Todo' List
To: Reinoud Zandijk <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Ben Harris <email@example.com>
Date: 11/15/2000 15:38:28
[ Moving this to port-arm26 ]
On Wed, 15 Nov 2000, Reinoud Zandijk wrote:
> Oh on the A4 : it crashes during kernel installation ... it doesnt have an
> backplane !!
Can you post the precise messages? It should claim a podulebus with no
podules is installed, I believe.
so i guess thats where it goes wrong.... do you have a
> `FOURMEG' kernel without backplane ? and with harddisc support ?
I'll try to build at least another kernel snapshot sometime soon, but I'm
currently somewhat hampered by my home YP server's having lost its root
> ... still
> a problem how to get stuff on the harddisc but oh well ... we'll see ... a
> parallel / serial PPP ?
I believe you should be able to use PPP under both RISC OS and NetBSD, but
I haven't actually tested it. I'm in the happy position of having
Ethernet in almost all my machines at present, but I suspect that's not an
option on an A4.
Ben Harris <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Portmaster, NetBSD/arm26 <URL:http://www.netbsd.org/Ports/arm26/>