Subject: Re: Perplexing halt/reboot core dumps in Pre-1.5 VAX ports?
To: Brian Chase <>
From: NetBSD Bob <>
List: port-vax
Date: 01/17/2001 13:44:57
> > MVII stripped kernel compile     4.3BSD       ~1h     ~270k
> >                                  NBSD-1.4.3   ~9h     ~470k
> >                                  NBSD-1.5     ~24h    ~570k
> When you compiled the stripped kernel under 1.5, was the system running a
> GENERIC 1.5 kernel?  It could be that the the GENERIC 1.5 kernel used up
> more RAM than the the GENERIC 1.4.3 kernel.

I had not thought about that.  All were compiled from their generic
installed kernel.  The 4.3BSD machine has 6mb ram and esdi drives,
and the NetBSD box has 13mb ram and scsi drives.

I will retry the kernel compiles from the stripped kernels and see
if that makes much difference.