Subject: Re: Installation problems...
To: George Sollish <email@example.com>
From: Adam K Kirchhoff <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 10/05/2001 12:58:36
That did it... I was able to specifity the root device and filesystem
type and it booted up fine. Thanks :-)
On Fri, 5 Oct 2001, George Sollish wrote:
> On Thu, 4 Oct 2001, Adam K Kirchhoff wrote:
> > On Thu, 4 Oct 2001, George Sollish wrote:
> > >
> > > I'm sorry I don't have my 780 with me, but I seem to remember having to
> > > add some options (-a something) to the bootloader to avoid this with my 1G
> > > Microdrive before I built a custom kernel. If memory serves, you need to
> > > tell the loader root is ffs and on wd0a.
> > >
> > > Eventually you can hardwire this into your new kernel. Good luck!
> > I've seen references to using -b=wd0 as a boot option (at least, that what
> > I think this web page is saying:
> > http://www.jp.netbsd.org/ja/JP/ml/port-hpcmips-ja/200001/msg00000.html)
> > Unfortunately, that didn't solve the problem... Is there a definate
> > reference somewhere for NetBSD boot options?
> > Adam
> See the NetBSD/hpcmips User How-To page, "NetBSD/hpcmips boot loader
> options" at www.netbsd.org. Having read that again, on the pbsdboot.exe
> config graphic enter '-a' under options and the boot will stop and ask for
> the root location and filesystem type. Worked on my NEC 780.
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