Subject: Re: getting 1.4_ALPHA to run on a 5000/200
To: None <>
From: Todd Vierling <>
List: port-pmax
Date: 04/16/1999 10:38:36
On Fri, 16 Apr 1999 wrote:

: for the past few weeks i've been trying to get a 1.4A installation
: running on my 5000/200, but it just won't work. i net-boot with a 1.4
: kernel (thanks again andy), load a disk image from 1.3.3 off le0
: (couldn't find a diskimage.tar.gz for 1.4A), run sysinst and install the
: 1.4A packages and bootblocks (thanks again simon), halt the machine
: cleanly and try to reboot off the newly installed-on disk. that's when
: things go wrong: the kernel boots, tries to get into multiuser-mode and
: fails while calling mount for / and /usr. it leaves me in
: singleuser-mode, which is fine and dandy, but when i call mount to get
: root rw-able, i get a
: 	Bad system call

Are you sure that the kernel you are using for booting up multi-user is
1.4A?  (A plethora of system calls have been changed between 1.3.x and 1.4A,
so you need to check and make sure....)

-- Todd Vierling (Personal; Bus.