Subject: Re: Got my Sun3 to boot NetBSD!!!!
To: Jeremy D. Worrells - 4097358 <>
From: David Brownlee <>
List: port-sun3
Date: 05/28/1997 20:43:05
	Is sd(0,10,1) atypo on that - I'm pretty sure sd(0,1,1) would be
	the second disk (I'm a long way from my sun3 rigt now :(


.---- I've been too drunk to love ----.-- I've been too drunk to remember -.
|          too drunk to care          |    the hell of the night before    |
|  looked like death, felt like hell  |   I've been drinking myself blind  |
`------ been the worse for wear ------'-- and still I'll drink some more --'

On Wed, 28 May 1997, Jeremy D. Worrells - 4097358 wrote:

> Finally, after a long, tortuous process, my Sun3 has booted NetBSD!
> Here's the story: I have a system with two disks. One had SunOS 4.1.1 on it
> and the other was blank. Both were identical 1.2GB Seagate drives. Drive ID
> 0 was the SunOS drive. Drive ID 1 was the blank drive for NetBSD. For some
> reason, I could not boot from the swap partition of drive ID 1. I spent a
> lot of time tracking down the problem, but could not find anything wrong. I
> just couldn't boot using
> b sd(0,10,1)
> I finally disconnected drive 0 from the chain and jumpered drive 1 to be 
> drive 0. b sd(0,0,1) worked. I am installing now.
> Thanks all, for all your help these past few days. I appreciate it. I can't
> wait to start using my new NetBSD/Sun3 system on a regular basis!
> P.S. as a result of all the pain this machine has caused me, I am naming it
> cretin. Appropriate I think.
> -- 
> Jeremy Worrells                 Undergraduate - Computer Science
>           National University