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Re: port-mips/49903: Panic during installation on WorkPad Z50 (hpcmips) whilst uncompressing base.tgz
The following reply was made to PR port-mips/49903; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: Sevan Janiyan <sevan%NetBSD.org@localhost>
To: David Brownlee <abs%absd.org@localhost>
Cc: "gnats-bugs%netbsd.org@localhost" <gnats-bugs%netbsd.org@localhost>
Subject: Re: port-mips/49903: Panic during installation on WorkPad Z50 (hpcmips)
whilst uncompressing base.tgz
Date: Thu, 14 May 2015 13:54:50 +0100
On 14/05/2015 13:06, David Brownlee wrote:
> On 14 May 2015 at 11:57, Sevan Janiyan <sevan%netbsd.org@localhost> wrote:
>> On 14/05/2015 06:15, Martin Husemann wrote:
>>> What is the panic message itself?
>>> You should be able to get it from the db> prompt with the "dmesg"
>> db> dmesg
>> db_read_init: cannot find `msgbufenabled`
>>> The earlier malloc errors are probably gone because sysinst now (if
>>> possible) enables swap early on low memory machines.
> Though the swap is set to kick in at less than 32M of memory. I would
> think we could extend that to less than 64M if it helps this case...
That would definitely help as the IBM WorkPad Z50 only goes up to 48MB
of RAM as standard
(there are pads for what may be for additional RAM onboard and there's
been talk on the hpcmips list of soldering some on there, to test it out
but nothing yet :) )
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