Subject: Re: PMAG-CA - kernel?
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Simon Burge <email@example.com>
Date: 04/10/1999 16:15:34
"Pedro G. Gonnet" wrote:
> the "netbsd.ecoff" kernel boots fine off the net, so i got my machine running. i
> did a sysinst and loaded the system, copied the "netbsd.ecoff"-kernel to "/"but
> when i wanted to reboot the kernel, i got an error something like:
> 5/rz0/netbsd.ecoff: bad magic 60162
> Can't boot '5/rz0/netbsd.ecoff'
> i tried booting the "netbsd" kernel, but it didn't recognize the PMAG-CA.
> any idea what it could be? no stress, though, for now i can boot it of le0.
This sounds like you're using old bootblocks that don't understand
ECOFF kernels. Which version of NetBSD are you using? Only the recent
1.4_ALPHA snapshots include the new bootblocks. Another easy test is to
see if there is a /boot on your system.