Subject: Re: VS3100 and the new snapshot kernel...
To: None <Marc.Gutschner@triplan.com>
From: maximum entropy <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 12/04/1998 06:33:40
>From: Marc Gutschner <Marc.Gutschner@triplan.com>
>I'm currently having some - uhm - bizarre problems with the current VAX
>kernels and my VS3100/m38. I compiled myself a kernel from -current
>source sup'd one or two days ago. The compile itself went really smooth
>but as soon as I tried to boot, the kernel get's loaded and immediateley
>bombs out with a 'RESTART SYS' :-( After this I thought "OK, let's play
"Me too", on a VS3100m76.
I wasn't able to boot from the SCSI disk using "rom(0,0)/netbsd".
I wasn't able to netboot using boot.mopformat. (It might be my fault,
I haven't netbooted in a while and the setup on my boot server was
getting crufty. I used an old boot.mopformat since I couldn't find
one with the snapshot).
I *was* able to netboot by booting from the SCSI disk, and specifying
After netbooting, I couldn't access the SCSI disks at all (dmesg shows
no sign of a scsi bus).
entropy -- it's not just a good idea, it's the second law.