Subject: miniroot on iPAQ?
To: None <>
From: Antti Kantee <>
List: port-hpcarm
Date: 09/10/2001 15:11:33
Has anyone had success using a md miniroot filesystem on the iPAQ? I've
created a 5MB miniroot image with just the shell there, but I can't seem
to get the thing to boot if I specify the filesystem image to the

File: FAT
Bank#0 0xc0000000 size 0x08000000
Bank#1 0xc8000000 size 0x08000000
Bank#2 0xd0000000 size 0x08000000
Bank#3 0xd8000000 size 0x08000000
[DISPLAY] 240x320 16bpp
ExtEscape(GETVFRAMEPHYSICAL) not implemented.
ExtEscape(GETVFRAMELEN) not implemented.
Reg0 :6901b118
Reg1 :c00a327f
Reg2 :c00a327f
Reg3 :00000001
Reg5 :c00a3007
Reg6 :000c0020
CPSR :400000df
open file "\Storage Card\miniroot.fs"(5242880 byte).
open file "\Storage Card\NETBSD"(2870697 byte).
Loader: ELF
file size: +0x1d0924+[(symbol block: header 424 string 106533 symbol 828128 byte) = 0xe44b0] = 0x2b54b0 byte
address translation table 2000 pages.(16000 byte)
allocated 2000 page. mapped 2000 page.
2nd bootloader vaddr=0x0089f000 paddr=0xc1eac000
2nd bootloader copy done.
[0] vaddr 0xc0100000 file size 0x1d0924 mem size 0x21a8f0
        ->load 0xc0100000+0x0021a8f0=0xc031a8f0 ofs=0x00008000+0x1d0924
[zero clear] ->0xc02d0924+0x00049fcc=0xc031a8f0
        ->load 0xc031a8f0+0x000001a8=0xc031aa98
        ->load 0xc031aa98+0x0001a025=0xc0334abd ofs=0x002a2d84+0x1a025
        ->load 0xc0334ac0+0x000ca2e0=0xc03feda0 ofs=0x001d8aa4+0xca2e0
open file "\Storage Card\miniroot.fs"(5242880 byte).
[file system image]     ->load 0xc03ff000+0x00500000=0xc08ff000 ofs=0x00000000+0x500000
load link 1984 zero clear link 1.
kernel entry address: 0xc0100000
framebuffer: 240x320 type=5 linebytes=0 addr=0x00000000
console = 2

It just sits there with a purple screen. Is this "purple screen of
death" M$'s new innovation or something?

Anyways, help/pointers appreciated,

Antti Kantee <>          v          Of course he runs NetBSD             i