Subject: Re: Beige G3 booting worries
To: Jared D. McNeill <email@example.com>
From: Michael Lorenz <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 09/02/2006 12:12:26
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On Sep 2, 2006, at 07:43, Jared D. McNeill wrote:
> On 2-Sep-06, at 4:59 AM, Michael Lorenz wrote:
>> did anyone manage to boot a -current kernel on a beige G3 ?
>> I've been unable to get the firmware to load anything from any NetBSD
>> CD I found here ( 3.0, 2.1 and 1.6.2 ) although an OSX 10.3 CD boots
>> fine ( and later complains but - well - it boots )
>> So I tried to netboot it - did that on an iMac before which worked
>> ofwboot.xcf loads, tries to grab the kernel and immediately bombs
>> back to the OF prompt.
>> The only output:
>> 3160672DEFAULT CATCH!, code=FFF00300 at: %SRR0: 00E08E50 %SRR1
>> Is that just me?
> This happens on my Performa 6360 with a recent GENERIC kernel (~6MB).
> A smaller custom kernel (< 3MB) works fine.
Hmm, here a 3.0ish ofwboot.xcf Just Worked(tm).
Anyway, wdc at obio seems seriously broken.
Hangs while probing IDE devices and we have a bug report about that.
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