Subject: Re: CATSINST from 1.4.1 fails on my box
To: Anders Magnusson <>
From: Jason Thorpe <>
List: tech-install
Date: 08/24/1999 10:30:49
On Tue, 24 Aug 1999 19:27:02 +0200 (MET DST) 
 Anders Magnusson <> wrote:

 > > I think it's... highly likely that whoever built the installation
 > > kernels, uh, forgot to run mdsetimage to actually set the contents of
 > > the ramdisks.

 > I had trouble with mdsetimage (on arm) on an old version of NetBSD.
 > (1.3 something). I solved it by running on an i386 instead :-)

The problem you were experiencing w/ mdsetimage was due to the fact
that older versions of NetBSD/arm32 didn't do mod/ref tracking properly.

        -- Jason R. Thorpe <>