Subject: Re: Netbooting a MircoVax 3100 m10e
To: Olaf Seibert <>
From: Jason R Thorpe <>
List: port-vax
Date: 01/07/2001 12:56:16
On Sun, Jan 07, 2001 at 09:35:28PM +0100, Olaf Seibert wrote:

 > It works for instance in the Sun3 Xserver distribution (which is a
 > "NetBSD 1.2C (XKERNEL) #2: Thu Mar 13 23:40:24 CST 1997" kernel.
 > I now use a 1.5 kernel and it no longer works.

The "swap=" stuff from bootparams is no longer used because the
kernel no longer implictly configures swap space.  Instead, create
a swap file in a file system for the diskless machine, and use
swapctl(8) to enable swapping on it.

        -- Jason R. Thorpe <>