Subject: Re: installing NetBSD from CD
To: Ian Miller <>
From: Douglas Meade <>
List: port-vax
Date: 01/29/2001 14:22:41

It would help to know if you have a serial console hooked up, or if
you are working on a graphics terminal.  It sounds to me like the 
system is booting, but you're just not seeing the output.


On Mon, 29 Jan 2001, Ian Miller wrote:

> I'm trying and failing to install NetBSD from CD. I boot the cd and run
> through the installation without errors taking the default answers/answering
> yes. all appears to go fine then the vax reboots, announces NetBSD, the last
> message displayed is
> boot netbsd
> then nothing happens
> I have tried this on MV3100-80, MV3100-40, MV3100-M38. Same result every
> time. I guess I'm missing some basic step but don't know what it may be.
> This is will be my first UNIX system. I'm a VMS Systems guy really.
> Anyone help?