Subject: Re: NetBSD and root fs
To: Manuel Bouyer <>
From: Marcin Jessa <>
List: tech-embed
Date: 03/30/2005 22:18:38
On Wed, 30 Mar 2005 19:23:52 +0200
Manuel Bouyer <> wrote:
> I think you have a bigger problem, which is that the boot loader doesn't
> properly start the kernel, or the kernel has its console on the wrong device.

How can you tell that boot loader does not start the kernel ? It seems to me like it can load it.
> Have you successfully loaded a NetBSD kernel on this box ?

I used someone else's crunched kernel and it started fine so NetBSD is able to run on soekris boards.
I also built mini FreeBSD which runs great on the box as well.


M. Jessa