Subject: Re: Booting a SS1+
To: Tom Vander Aa <>
From: Steven Grunza <>
List: port-sparc
Date: 09/28/2000 17:36:52
If you send me a kernel config file, I'll run in on my SS1 (currently
1.4.2) and send the kernel to you.

At 04:56 PM 9/28/00 +0200, Tom Vander Aa wrote:
>I dug up an old Sparc Station 1+ and tried to boot NetBSD on it using
>the network as boot device.
>I got as far as booting the kernel (ie through the OpenBoot, rarp, tftp
>and bootparamd stages,
>loading and booting the kernel via nfs). When booting the kernel it
>panics when trying to access
>memory at location 0xf0005000. Possible cause is the fact that someone
>removed the floppy drive.
>My question(s):
> - How do I enable the kernel debugger? (via bootparamd??) This would
>make it possible to generate a trace...
> - What device is mapped at 0xf0005000 (fdc??)? 
> - Could someone compile me a kernel without fdc support? (if that
>should be the problem) (I don't feel like going through the hassle of
>making a complete cross-compiler.
>My system is a Sparc Station 1+, 52MB ram.
>Any clues?
>Tom Vander Aa              
>K.U.Leuven - ESAT / ACCA
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