Subject: Re: Trying to run NetBSD on intel based cobalts.
To: Hubert Feyrer <>
From: Vini Engel <>
List: port-cobalt
Date: 09/19/2005 14:27:58
Hubert Feyrer said the following on 19/09/05 14:14:
> On Mon, 19 Sep 2005, Vini Engel wrote:
>> I have a couple of those and was trying to run NetBSD or FreeBSD I 
>> have not been lucky, I have been trying the same procedure to load the 
>> kernel but it doesn't seem to work on intel based Cobalts.
> What "same" procedure?

Sorry I was not clear on this.

Same procedure as I was using the NetBSD-Cobalt port.

>> It all seems well until the Cobalt's boot loader tries to load the 
>> kernel, it actually says DONE but hangs so nothing else happens.
> Maybe try a kernel that makes sure that output goes to the serial port?
> Or do you have a VGA card in there?

Yes I thought that but I guess the bios diverts the output to the serial 
port so I should not need to do any special set-up to send the output to 
the serial port.