Subject: Re: Raq2 - Booting using console 'bfd /boot/netbds.gz'
To: email@example.com, <"[ATHERE]"@polston.co.uk>
From: Michael Freeman <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 12/11/2004 11:24:19
you could try copying netbsd.gz to vmlinux_RAQ-2800.gz, I think.
Sounds like whatever kernel the firmware looks for by default is
messed up, but you happen to have a backup kernel onhand.
On Sat, 11 Dec 2004 12:05:37 +0000, Kevin Polston <email@example.com> wrote:
> Hi all
> I'm a newcomer to both netBSD and the Cobalt Raq2. I've loaded netBSD
> 1.6.1 using the recovery disk method.
> Everything apeared to go well but then I re-booted the consol showed
> 'decompressing' twice and then halted.
> I googled and found that entering 'bfd /boot/netbsd.gz' at the cobalt
> prompt does indeed boot the machine.
> However, I would like to boot my Raq2 without having to type 'bfd
> /boot/netbsd.gz' at the console. Could anybody
> give me a hand?
> Many thanks
> PS my Raq only has 16Mb of RAM - could this be an issue?