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Re: Etch running on an emulated DECstation

On Sat, Sep 16, 2006 at 07:16:36PM +1000, Paul Whittaker wrote:
> FYI, I have Etch working on an actual DECsystem 5000/260.  The 
> Debianised kernel works OK (although kernels that I have 
> subsequently built myself based on the latest Debian patch set have 
> strange DZ serial console problems), but the Etch Beta 3 netinst 
> installer CD is badly broken (and still was in daily snapshots as at 
> about a week ago).  I had to use a Sarge netinst CD to bootstrap to 
> stable and then upgrade to testing from there.

Yay, working 2.6 install, that's great news !

You refer to a working kernel, is that vmlinux-2.6.16-2-r3k-kn02
with a size of 3760367 bytes ? Because that one definitely does not work
well with the emulator. Could be an emulator bug though.


Michel "Walken" Lespinasse
"Bill Gates is a monocle and a Persian cat away from being the villain
in a James Bond movie." -- Dennis Miller

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