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Re: bootfloppies on DECstation 5000/125



On Tue, 2002-02-19 19:58:56 +0100, Karsten Merker <karsten@excalibur.cologne.de>
wrote in message <[🔎] 20020219195856.C253@excalibur.cologne.de>:
> On Tue, Feb 19, 2002 at 06:21:59PM +0100, Jan-Benedict Glaw wrote:
> > I've just tested the boot floppies. System is a DS 5000/125
> > with serial keyboard LK401AA attached, 16MB RAM.
> > 
> > 1. Booting via graphical console (PMAGB-B) results in an Oops
> > in default_be_board_handler().
> > 2. Booting via serial line, I get as far as formatting the
> > freshly partitioned 3.1GB HDD:
> [SNIP]
> > Writing inode tables:  1/22
> > Could not write 8 blocks in inode table starting at 33212: Attempt to
> > write bloc k from filesystem resulted in short write
> > --------------------------------------------------------------
> > 
> > The system freezes here, without an Oops:-(
> 
> Looks like the kernel has a general problem on R3000-based machines.
> Unfortunately I do not own a working and supported R3k box, so I can

Well... I'm possibly a step forward. When my machine freezed during
mkfs, I got this message:

tcsetpgrp failed, errno=9

I'm now grepping through sources, but it would be nice if anybody
could give me some hint...

MfG, JBG

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