Subject: Re: problem installing NetBSD on 5000/25
To: None <port-pmax@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Toru Nishimura <>
List: port-pmax
Date: 04/10/1997 13:36:31
Hi, Paul.

>I have a problem installing NetBSD on my 5000/25. I have prepared a boot
>(zip) disk using my NetBSD/i386 machine and the binary snapshot. 
>It boots the kernel but then starts complaining it can not use /dev/console (I
>made the /dev nodes using the MAKEDEV script in the pmax distribution). This
>is followed by errors 22 on the executables (init ...) and a crach including
>dump of the kernel.

Could you provide me your 'printenv' result by ROM monitor?  What is your
console; builtin color, TurboChannel option color, or serial port?

Tohru Nishimura
Nara Institute of Science and Technology