Subject: [Fwd: [firstname.lastname@example.org: Re: VME booting question]]
To: None <email@example.com>
From: Maxime Kurkdjian <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 03/12/2000 16:23:50
Jim Miller wrote:
> Here's the response that I received from Steve Woodford, the mvme68k
> port maintainer when I asked the same question you did (about the
> system hanging during SCSI boot).
> ------- Start of forwarded message -------
> Date: Fri, 4 Feb 2000 08:45:10 +0000 (GMT)
> From: Steve Woodford <email@example.com>
> Subject: Re: VME booting question
> Hi Jim,
> > I got your email address from the MVME "INSTALL(8)" manual page. I do
> > not know if you can help or not, or if you can refer me to someone who
> > can.
> You got the right person; I'm the port-maintainer for NetBSD/mvme68k.
> The MVME install notes are missing a fairly important bit of information,
> namely a jumper setting on the board which controls where the 167Bug PROM
> puts its runtime variables.
> >From memory, it's the top-most jumper of the set of eight near the top of
> the board by the front panel. By default the jumper is installed, which
> tells the PROM to use a chunk of memory at the low addresses of onboard
> RAM, which coincidentally is where NetBSD gets loaded. I'm sure you can
> guess the rest... ;-)
> Removing that jumper should cure your problem as it will tell the PROM to
> use a different section of memory.
> If that doesn't fix things for you, let me know.
> Cheers, Steve
> ------- End of forwarded message -------
i can't e-mail directly to you (mail rejected)
so i thank you here for the solution.
75013 - Paris