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Having problems installing and booting mac68k
- To: misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
- Subject: Having problems installing and booting mac68k
- From: "Michael D. Allen" <mda_(_at_)_eaglerock-hs5_(_dot_)_lausd_(_dot_)_k12_(_dot_)_ca_(_dot_)_us>
- Date: Tue, 05 May 1998 16:00:52 -0600
- Delivery-date: Tue May 5 16:02:29 1998
I'm attempting to get OpenBSD 2.2 running on a Macintosh SE/30 with 8
MB of RAM, but am having no luck. Neither bsd-generic.tar.gz or
bsd-genericsbc.tar.gz will want to install from the install program.
It just dies almost immediatly after opening the file saying there was
an error in the file--incorrect code or something. However, the file
is not corrupted in any way.
I was able to get around that by decompressing the kernel distribution
and using cpin from the installer to copy bsd to /. comp22, etc22 and
base22 all installed without a hitch; I created the device files
without any problems.
I then tried to boot up the system using Mac Booter. Unfortunately,
it dies on `Set _mac68k_vrsrc_cnt'. The mouse doesn't move, nothing
happens after several minutes of just sitting there. I've tried both
kernels and every imaginable set of options using Mac Booter to no
avail--it gives me the same message every time and freezes.
I'd really appreciate any help on this matter, or at least an
explanation why OpenBSD isn't booting.