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Re: DECStation kernel boot failure

To: "linux-mips@oss.sgi.com" <linux-mips@oss.sgi.com>
Subject: Re: DECStation kernel boot failure
From: Jan-Benedict Glaw <jbglaw@lug-owl.de>
Date: Fri, 15 Mar 2002 13:47:23 +0100
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On Fri, 2002-03-15 22:16:08 +1030, Guo-Rong Koh <grk@start.com.au>
wrote in message <B1516392835@i01sv4138.ids1.intelonline.com>:
> --kernel boot dump starts here--
> KN02-CA V2.0m   
> >>boot 3/rz0/vmlinux - root=/dev/nfs nfsroot=192.168.2.145:/mips
> ip=bootp
> 
> NetBSD/pmax 1.5.1 FFS Primary Bootstrap
> 
> NetBSD/pmax 1.5.2 Secondary Bootstrap, Revision 1.3
> (root@medusa.thistledown.com.au, Aug 23 10:47:54 EST 2001)
> 
> Boot: 3/rz0/vmlinux
> 2224128+172576 [186+159728+155633]=0x296614
> Starting at 0x80040464
> 
> This DECstation is a Personal DS5000/xx
> CPU revision is: 00000230
> FPU revision is: 00000340
> Primary instruction cache 64kb, linesize 4 bytes
> Primary data cache 64kb, linesize 4 bytes
> Linux version 2.4.16 (root@elrond) (gcc version 2.96 20000731 (Red Hat
> Linux 7.1 2.96-96.1)) #7 Sun Dec 23 14:57:24 MET 2001
> Determined physical RAM map:
>  memory: 01000000 @ 00000000 (usable)
> On node 0 totalpages: 4096
> zone(0): 4096 pages.
> zone(1): 0 pages.
> zone(2): 0 pages.
> Kernel command line: root=/dev/nfs nfsroot=192.168.2.145:/mips
> ip=bootp

Command line looks good to me.

> Calibrating delay loop... 24.87 BogoMIPS
> Memory: 13520k/16384k available (2007k kernel code, 2864k reserved,
> 87k data, 76k init)
> Dentry-cache hash table entries: 2048 (order: 2, 16384 bytes)
> Inode-cache hash table entries: 1024 (order: 1, 8192 bytes)
> Mount-cache hash table entries: 512 (order: 0, 4096 bytes)
> Kernel panic: can't allocate root vfsmount
> In idle task - not syncing
> --kernel boot dump finishes here--

You attempt to do nfsroot, but I can't see that your network card
has been detected. Are you sure you've included it into kernel
compile? If not, do so...

MfG, JBG

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