Subject: Re: NetBSD 2.0 installation woes
To: Jurrie Lulofs <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Matt Dainty <email@example.com>
Date: 01/20/2005 09:23:50
* Jurrie Lulofs <firstname.lastname@example.org> [2005-01-20 02:01:23]:
> I've already done/tried everything that you mentioned. For network
> connectivity I used an Edimax-based 10baseT card. I had no problems
> configuring the card (I kicked off an FTP based install from the MobilePro
> using one of the Internet ftp servers; NFS based attempts used a local
> i386 NetBSD NFS server). To rule out networking issues I've gone to a
> local-storage based installation procedure (binary/sets on a CF in a
> PCMCIA adapter). My target medium is a 512MB Sandisk CF card.
I tried all of these permutations as well, when trying to install on my
> In all cases I'm able to get the installs kicked off OK (though sometimes
> after failures I have to newfs the target NetBSD fs using an i386 NetBSD
> system). Typically the installation is aborted (and the system is kicked
> into the debugger) while newfs is running or while the base set is being
This sounds exactly like my problem.
> Haven't you ever seen any "ISA IRQ 3 -> vrgiu0" or "panic: TLB out of
> universe" messages pop up during your installation attempts?
> Frustration is the key sentiment at this time. The only things I can
> think of at the moment are to try to install 1.6.1 and/or to try to
> install the base system on another CF card.
> Any other ideas or words or wisdom would be appreciated.
Yes. Find the patch in the archives in this message;
You will need to most likely rebuild a new release with this patch
added, (rebuilding the 2.0 branch (netbsd-2) worked for me).
This fixed all the panics and random hangs for me.
"Never rub another man's rhubarb."