Subject: Re: Trouble running 3.1 GENERIC kernel
To: Nick Hudson <email@example.com>
From: =?ISO-8859-1?Q?H=E5kan_Th=F6rngren?= <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 12/05/2006 22:58:44
Thank you for taking the time to answer, the port-cats list seems a bit=20=
On 2006-12-03, at 12.49, Nick Hudson wrote:
> On Saturday 02 December 2006 21:43, H=E5kan Th=F6rngren wrote:
>> I am having trouble booting NetBSD after installing on my cats. [..]
> It looks like the kernel has got too big for cyclone. If you're brave=20=
> could try ABLE, but keep the cylone flash program available via disk=20=
> or cdrom
> just in case.
I do not feel that brave yet and it seems to be something you need to=20
pay for too. I also recall reading that there are/were issues with=20
>> I have tried all supplied kernels, the only that works is the
>> installation kernel. Has anyone else succeeded in booting the =
>> 3.1 kernel?
> I'll try 3.1 on my cats when I get a chance and see what's best to do.
A smaller kernel would be very highly appreciated.
One solution seems to be to cross compile a (smaller) kernel. It did=20
not look too complicated if one have NetBSD 1.6. The closest I can get=20=
to that now is an Amiga 3000 with 1.6.1 that needs a couple of cables=20
to connect to the local network. I hope that I can find those cables=20
during next week.