Subject: Re: Resolved(?): no support for DECstation 3100 in 3.1 kernel?
To: Andrew Doran <>
From: Dennis Grevenstein <>
List: port-pmax
Date: 10/24/2007 14:41:48
On 10/24/07, Andrew Doran <> wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 01, 2007 at 02:41:56PM +0200, Dennis Grevenstein wrote:
> > I had a problem with NetBSD on my DECstation 3100.
> > This is a model from 1989 with a MIPS R2000A CPU.
> > NetBSD wouldn't boot and panic with:
> Is that not a 2100? I have a 3100 that has worked fine with NetBSD for about
> 8 years. NetBSD 4.0 is broken in a couple of ways on this machine (I hope to
> sort that, time permitting), but NetBSD-current works fine.

My box certainly is a 3100 and has an R2000A. I had a 3100 years
ago and although I didn't run NetBSD on it, I am pretty sure that
the machine back then had an R3000 CPU. So I guess is most than
one version of the 3100.


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