Subject: VAX ELF Progress: Going multiuser with an ELF kernel
To: None <>
From: Matt Thomas <>
List: tech-toolchain
Date: 09/07/2001 01:08:14
[Before I call it a night, I thought the readers out there might be
interested in knowing that I've finally gotten a VAX ELF kernel to
boot and go completely multiuser!]

 >>> b eza0

 >> NetBSD/vax boot [1.9 Wed May  2 07:57:46 PDT 2001] <<
 >> Press any key to abort autoboot 4
Press '?' for help
 > boot nnetbsd
Trying BOOTP
Using IP address:
myip:  (
root addr= path=/clients/cougar/root
834460+116996 [79+87472+64361]=0x10d7ec
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     The NetBSD Foundation, Inc.  All rights reserved.
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NetBSD 1.5X (VS4000.BIG) #14: Fri Sep  7 00:47:06 PDT 2001

VAXstation 4000/90
cpu0: KA49
total memory = 32480 KB
avail memory = 26492 KB
using 431 buffers containing 1724 KB of memory
mainbus0 (root)
vsbus0 at mainbus0
vsbus0: 8K entry DMA SGMAP at PA 0x27000000 (VA 0x8938a000)
vsbus0: interrupt mask 0
ze0 at vsbus0 csr 0x20008000 vec 410 ipl 15 maskbit -1
ze0: hardware address 08:00:2b:2f:fa:1e
dz0 at vsbus0 csr 0x25000000 vec 524 ipl 15 maskbit 3
dz0: 4 lines
asc0 at vsbus0 csr 0x26000080 vec 510 ipl 15 maskbit 1
asc0: NCR53C94, 25MHz, SCSI ID 6
scsibus0 at asc0: 8 targets, 8 luns per target
scsibus0: waiting 2 seconds for devices to settle...
sd0 at scsibus0 target 0 lun 0: <IBM, DCHS04F, 2222> SCSI2 0/direct fixed
sd0: 4334 MB, 6077 cyl, 9 head, 162 sec, 512 bytes/sect x 8877052 sectors
sd0: sync (160.0ns offset 15), 8-bit (6.250MB/s) transfers, tagged queueing
boot device: ze0
root on ze0
nfs_boot: trying DHCP/BOOTP
nfs_boot: DHCP next-server:
nfs_boot: my_domain=local
nfs_boot: my_addr=
nfs_boot: my_mask=
root on fireball2:/clients/cougar/root
root file system type: nfs
Automatic boot in progress: starting file system checks.
Setting tty flags.
Setting sysctl variables:
Starting network.
Hostname: cougar.local
add net gateway
Configuring network interfaces:.
add net gateway fireball2
Building databases...
Starting syslogd.
Checking for core dump...
savecore: /dev/hp0a: Device not configured
Sep  7 00:55:08 cougar savecore: /dev/hp0a: Device not configured
Mounting all filesystems...
Clearing /tmp.
Preserving editor files.
Checking quotas: done.
Setting securelevel: kern.securelevel: 0 -> 1
swapctl: adding /var/swap as swap device at priority 0
Creating runtime link editor directory cache.
Starting timed.
Updating motd.
starting local daemons:.
Starting sshd.
Starting cron.
Fri Sep  7 00:55:23 PDT 2001

NetBSD/vax (cougar.local) (console)

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