Subject: Re: 3100/m78 getting there
To: maximum entropy <>
From: Greg Ingram <>
List: port-vax
Date: 07/02/2001 15:48:57
On Mon, 2 Jul 2001, maximum entropy wrote:

> >Date: Mon, 2 Jul 2001 16:29:59 -0400 (EDT)
> >From: maximum entropy <>
> >
> >Before you do anything else, grab /usr/mdec/boot from the 1.5.1_BETA2
> >snapshot, and place the boot in your client nfs root.
> Pardon my stupidity.  You want to put /usr/mdec/boot.mop into wherever
> your mop boot file is installed (e.g. /tftpboot/mop/whatever.SYS).

Ok, this, unsurprisingly, made a significant differentce.  Below is my
boot effort now.  FWIW, I've unpacked base.tgz into /tftpboot/wip on the
NFS server.

>>> b


>> NetBSD/vax boot [Nov 17 2000 07:23:42] <<
>> Press any key to abort autoboot  543210
Trying BOOTP
Using IP address:
myip: wip (
root addr= path=/tftpboot/wip
open netbsd.vax: No such file or directory
> boot netbsd
[ preserving 186223 bytes of netbsd a.out symbol table ]
Copyright (c) 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001
    The NetBSD Foundation, Inc.  All rights reserved.
Copyright (c) 1982, 1986, 1989, 1991, 1993
    The Regents of the University of California.  All rights reserved.

NetBSD 1.5.1_BETA2 (GENERIC) #3: Sun May 13 11:54:52 PDT 2001

VAXstation 3100/m76
cpu: KA43
primary cache status: 121a<BCHIT,DPERR,HIT,REFRESH,ENABLE>
secondary cache status: ffe1<TPE,DPE,MISS,ENABLE>
total memory = 32508 KB
avail memory = 27124 KB
using 432 buffers containing 1728 KB of memory
mainbus0 (root)
vsbus0 at mainbus0
vsbus0: interrupt mask 8
le0 at vsbus0 csr 0x200e0000 vec 120 ipl 14 maskbit 5 buf 0x28551000-0x28560fff
le0: address 08:00:2b:23:12:09
le0: 32 receive buffers, 8 transmit buffers
dz0 at vsbus0 csr 0x200a0000 vec 304 ipl 14 maskbit 6
dz0: 4 lines
lkc0 at dz0
si0 at vsbus0 csr 0x200c0080 vec 770 ipl 14 maskbit 1
si0: NCR5380, SCSI ID 6
scsibus0 at si0: 8 targets, 8 luns per target
si1 at vsbus0 csr 0x200c0180 vec 774 ipl 14 maskbit 0
si1: NCR5380, SCSI ID 6
scsibus1 at si1: 8 targets, 8 luns per target
smg0 at vsbus0 csr 0x200f0000 vec 104 ipl 14 maskbit 3
wsdisplay0 at smg0
wsdisplay0: screen 0-7 added (128x57, vt100 emulation)
scsibus0: waiting 2 seconds for devices to settle...
sd0 at scsibus0 target 3 lun 0: <DEC, RZ23     (C) DEC, 0A18> SCSI1 0/direct fixed
sd0: 100 MB, 776 cyl, 8 head, 33 sec, 512 bytes/sect x 204864 sectors
scsibus1: waiting 2 seconds for devices to settle...
boot device: le0
root on le0
nfs_boot: trying DHCP/BOOTP
nfs_boot: DHCP server:
nfs_boot: my_name=wip
nfs_boot: my_addr=
nfs_boot: my_mask=
nfs_boot: gateway=
root on
panic: nfs_mountroot: getattr for root
Stopped in swapper at   _nfs_mountroot+0x119:   pushl   -60(fp)

The last thing in the NFS server's log is about unknown version 3.  I'll
try to set up a server that can do v3 and try again.  I guess this is all
good news from the vax side.

- Greg