Subject: Re: Explora 451 kernel fails to load
To: None <>
From: Juergen Hannken-Illjes <>
List: port-powerpc
Date: 11/22/2003 10:37:41
On Sat, Nov 22, 2003 at 12:43:14AM -0800, David P. Reese, Jr. wrote:
> I just cross built an Explora 451 kernel on an i386 running 1.6ZF and it
> fails to load over tftp.  On the boot monitor, I get
> [...]
> Using Host
> File: 'explora'
> Address out of range. File is bad or too large for installed memory.

Are you sure you loaded "netbsd.img"? The kernel build leaves two files:

	netbsd		The kernel at VMA 0x00010000
	netbsd.img	The same kernel relocated to VMA 0x81010000

The NCD boot loader will not accept an image below 0x81000000. The kernel
relocates itself to VMA 0x00010000 after loading.

> NS0570 Connection canceled by user
> Loader error
> Network Computing Devices EXPLORA 450 8-bit Color Boot Monitor
> >
> It loads the NCD 'Xncdxpl' boot image just fine.  Has anyone checked to
> see if this port works after the gcc 3.3.2 import?
> -- 
>    David P. Reese, Jr.                           

Juergen Hannken-Illjes - - TU Braunschweig (Germany)