Subject: Re: IBM 6015 (40p) won't boot installer.
To: Andy Ruhl <email@example.com>
From: Patrick Finnegan <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 11/02/2005 21:50:08
Andy Ruhl declared on Wednesday 02 November 2005 20:42:
> On 11/2/05, Patrick Finnegan <email@example.com> wrote:
> > I've tried the installer for both 1.6.2, 2.0.2, and 2.1. All three
> > freeze at the same place (booting sysinst_com0.fs):
> > > NetBSD/prep BOOT, Revision 1.5
> > >
> > >> (firstname.lastname@example.org, Tue Mar 22 21:54:55 UTC 2005)
> > Boot: Loading in()
> > 3537936+185964=0x38d4e0
> > start=0x100000
> > That's the output for the 2.0.2 installer. 1.6.2 and 2.1 have the
> > same message with different numbers. :)
> > Any ideas?
> Do you know if those boxes are able to boot NetBSD from other people
It's listed in the "supported hardware" list for NetBSD/prep, and there's
a news item on the port page saying that support for the machine was
added on 2004/06/26, which is why I bothered trying NetBSD anyways.
> How are you booting the kernel by the way? I had trouble initially
> until I netbooted. But I have a different box.
dd image to floppy, boot off floppy.
I can't netboot, as this machine doesn't have a built-in network
interface, and I don't seem to have a compatible card.
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