Subject: Re: Interesting(?) NetBSD (HP-340) booting problem...
To: Greg Oster <>
From: Jason Thorpe <>
List: port-hp300
Date: 07/12/1995 15:53:44
On Wed, 12 Jul 1995 16:38:49 -0600 
 Greg Oster <> wrote:

 > However, we've run into a small(?) snag:
 > After writing the root image to the (SCSI) drive, and trying to boot with it, 
 > we get the error message:  "Read Error :CDC 94161-9, 1400, 0".
 > This message is printed <after> the "BOOTING SYSTEM" message, but 
 > <before> the netbsd boot prompt (i.e. where you can select single/multi-user,
 > etc) comes up.  "CDC 94161-9" is the "name" of the drive.  It doesn't seem to
 > matter if the SCSI ID is 0 or something else - same problem.

Well, it sounds like the image on the disk is somehow corrupt ... are you 
sure that the one being installed is intact?

If you're not doing so already, get the source for `makedisk' (which is 
with the 1.0 distribution for the hp300), compile it, and use it to make 
your boot disks.

 > I've got no idea what the problem might be.  What really gets me is that
 > the disk boots fine on the HP-300, but not the 340's :-( 

When you say `HP-300', _which_ hp300 model?  There are, like, N of them.  
Note that all of them except the 340 say `300' on the front.  (Just 
e-mail the output of `dmesg' if you're not sure...)

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