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Re: Kernel Oops when booting on DECstation

To: Martin Michlmayr <>
Subject: Re: Kernel Oops when booting on DECstation
From: Harald Koerfgen <>
Date: Tue, 19 Dec 2000 18:03:00 +0100 (CET)
Cc:, Florian Lohoff <>
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Reply-to: Harald Koerfgen <>
On 19-Dec-00 Martin Michlmayr wrote:
[Oops on DECstation boot on a /125]

> I compiled a current CVS kernel (as of 2000-Dec-18) and I still get
> the same problem:
> KN02-BA V5.7e    (PC: 0xbfc00cbc, SP: 0xa000f404)
> ^C
>>>boot 3/rz2/vmlinux root=/dev/sda1 console=ttyS2
>>> NetBSD/pmax Secondary Boot, Revision 1.0
>>> (root@vlad, Sat Mar  4 14:34:30 EST 2000)

> The config file used to build the kernel is enclosed below.

Strange, I am not able to reproduce this here on a /133 (KN02-BA V5.7j).
My box boots just fine.

>>boot 3/tftp/vmlinux.r3k console=ttyS2 root=/dev/sda7                         
This DECstation is a DS5000/1xx                                                
Loading R[23]00 MMU routines.                                                  
CPU revision is: 00000230                                                      
Primary instruction cache 64kb, linesize 4 bytes                               
Primary data cache 128kb, linesize 4 bytes                                     
Linux version 2.4.0-test11 (harry@intel) (gcc version egcs-2.91.66 19990314
Determined physical RAM map:                                               
     memory: 03000000 @ 00000000 (usable)                                      
VFS: Mounted root (ext2 filesystem) readonly.                                
Freeing unused PROM memory: 124k freed                                       
Freeing unused kernel memory: 60k freed                                      
INIT: version 2.74 booting                                                   
Activating swap partitions
hostname: localhost
Checking root filesystems.                                                     

Is anybody else successfully using the NetBSD bootloader with a Linux kernel?


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