Subject: boot failure on Ultra/10
To: None <>
From: Chris Jones <>
List: port-sparc64
Date: 08/31/2000 12:55:45

I've got access to an Ultra/10 until I quit my job tomorrow.  :)

I'm trying to boot NetBSD on it, from the 20000814 snapshot, over the
network.  Everything goes fine, until:

hme0 at pci2 dev 1 function 1: address 00:00:00:00:00:00

...and then it hangs.  In fact, it doesn't even respond to Stop-A.

I'm pretty sure the ethernet address isn't the one printed here.  :)

I thought the Ultra/10 was supposed to be mostly supported, which
would imply it ought to at least make it to single-user mode; is that
not true?

If somebody's willing to work with me on this, and thinks it's
worthwhile, that's cool.  But this machine will have Solaris installed
on it in a few days, anyway, so it doesn't matter to me or to my


Chris Jones                                
           Mad scientist at large
"Is this going to be a stand-up programming session, sir, or another bug hunt?"