Subject: Re: No_boot_IBM_Thinkpad_600X
To: David Laight <>
From: None <>
List: tech-install
Date: 05/03/2005 22:43:45
On Sunday,  1 May 2005 at 21:21:37 +0100, David Laight wrote:
> Now some guesswork...
> The 3.0_BETA install image seems to only have 2.4MB of code, not 3.6MB (dunno
> what got removed, but that isn't relevant) so that static data starts to be
> loaded (the second number displayed during load).
> So somewhere, maybe at 3MB of loaded data - 4MB absolute - the data reads
> start overwriting some important data.

Ok, you right. i understand problem.

> What, why and exactly where is more difficult to guess.  But it could be
> determined by a serious debugging session.
> Some things that you might be able to try:
> 1) booting from the boot[12].fs floppies

i make bootable NetBSD/i386 CDROM with boot-tiny.fs boot image.
and... a great sunlight on my eyes when i see the yellow color 
word "a: Install NetBSD to hard disk" of 3.0_BETA snapshot 20050408 after dmesg.

I learn a lot with this laptop (must continue now). 

Thanks David and Manuel.