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Re: NetBSD/vax kernel seems stable now

On Sun, 24 Feb 2008 16:55:41 -0800
Matt Thomas <matt%3am-software.com@localhost> wrote:

> On Feb 24, 2008, at 3:24 PM, Christer O. Andersson wrote:
> > On Sun, Feb 24, 2008 at 02:01:46PM +0100, Tom Ivar Helbekkmo wrote:
> >> "Christer O. Andersson" <christer%a-son.net@localhost> writes:
> >>
> >>> The VAX4000/1005A hangs during boot, spinning cursor stops. It  
> >>> ends up
> >>> at boot prompt, and a second attempt seems to load the kernel, but
> >>> then
> >>> it hangs. This happens with both the boot I built and the boot
> >from >> ftp.netbsd.org/pub/NetBSD/misc/matt.

I'm seeing a similar hang when I try Matt's kernel on my 3100/95, I've
included the console output below.

> If you halt your kernel, please do:
> e psl
> e pc
> e ksp
> e fp
> e is

I tried that but my box says UNKNOWN SYMBOL for ksp and is, the rest of
the output is included below. I'm willing to boot test kernels and
report the results if it will help track down the hang.


=== output from MicroVAX 3100-95 ===

>>>sh conf

KA51-A V2.6, VMB 2.15

TstNbr  DevNam      Info
------  --------    --------------------------
     0    CPU_BD    OK
    A8       MEM    OK
    E4        DZ    OK
    E0      SCSI    OK
                    1-L0-C2490A  2-L0-ST34572 3-L0-RZ26L   5-L0-RRD43   
    5F        NI    OK

>>>boot eza0
(BOOT/R5:10000000 EZA0)


>> NetBSD/vax boot [1.11 Thu Apr 19 13:48:57 PDT 2007] <<
>> Press any key to abort autoboot 
Press '?' for help
> boot netbsd-2202
SGEC: Ethernet address 08:00:2b:94:49:8b
Trying BOOTP
net_open: client addr:
net_open: subnet mask:
net_open: net gateway:
net_open: server addr:
net_open: server path: /usr/local/vax500
Using IP address:
myip: mvax95 (
root addr= path=/usr/local/vax500
2493144+300484 [186128+177782]=0x3031a0

*** system hangs here ***

        PC = 801C6744
>>>e psl
  M 00000000 041F0000
>>>e pc
  G 0000000F 801C6744
>>>e ksp
>>>e fp
  G 0000000D 8048E220
>>>e is


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