Subject: Booting problems
To: None <port-pmax@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Greg Obremski <>
List: port-pmax
Date: 02/12/1997 19:51:13
Ok, well, i finally got my partitions squared away, dump the fs, etc....i 
ran ./MAKEDEV all (a PITA since chown/chmod/chgrp aren't on the minroot, 
nor does root, bin, wheel exist in the miniroot's /etc/* ...) that 
done, the devices look good, copy the kernel over from the miniroot to 
the partition, peachy...reset the box, type 'boot 5/rz0a/netbsd) ...and 
this is what i get:

KN02-AA V5.3t
>>boot 5/rz0a/netbsd
Boot: 5/rz0a/netbsd
Size: 1034064+0+90900
Starting at 0x80030000

KN02-AA V5.3t     (PC: 0x801ffafc, SP: 0x8002ff90)

i.e. it goers to start..then stops and dumps me back off at a boot prompt.

Now, what int he dickins is goin on here? I can't think of a single 
reason why it shouldn't boot..i newfs'd the partiytions; no complaints 
there. Dumping the distro; no complaints there. Everything should be what the heck am i missing? what broke? Anyone got any ideas?

Thanks in advance...



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