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 From:  "Tom Vergote" <tom dot vergote at gmail dot com>
 To:  "Andreas Ferrari" <aferrari at stasoft dot ch>, m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] Mono + net 4801 + CF = can't load kernel
 Date:  Tue, 30 Jan 2007 08:49:53 +0100
Hi andreas,

I thought the
comBIOS ver. 1.28  20050529  Copyright (C) 2000-2005 Soekris Engineering.
in the booting sequence tells me that it's already version 1.28, which
is the latest.

Or am I wrong?

regards Tom

On 1/30/07, Andreas Ferrari <aferrari at stasoft dot ch> wrote:
> Hi Tom
>
> try a BIOS upgrade of the Soekris-Box
>
> Tom Vergote schrieb:
> > I believe I found it.
> > using 9600 bps (the OS rate) the 1.21 generic image boots too, perhaps
> > there is something wrong with the net48xx image?
> >
> > you need to set the soekris bios bps to the os bps, (slap myself on
> > the forehead)
> >
> > On 1/29/07, Tom Vergote <tom dot vergote at gmail dot com> wrote:
> >
> >> Apparently when setting the baud rate of the device to 9600 instead of
> >> 19200 the 1.11 image does boot, but instead of a "cant load kernel"
> >> with the 1.21 version, it keeps rebooting?
> >> so with baud rate=9600
> >> - 1.11 appears to work
> >> - 1.21 doesn't give errors any more, but just keeps rebooting?
> >>
> >> WTF?
> >>
> >> On 1/29/07, Tom Vergote <tom dot vergote at gmail dot com> wrote:
> >> > I've tried writing the image using physdiskwrite and ubuntu, both give
> >> > the same error, I've tried different flash cards (2 sandisks and a
> >> > canon which appears to be hitachi).
> >> > The cards are written through an epson pcmcia adapter for CF
> >> >
> >> > On 1/29/07, Andreas Ferrari <aferrari at stasoft dot ch> wrote:
> >> > > Hi Tom,
> >> > >
> >> > > How did you write the image? as described on the M0n0-Page?
> >> > > Did you tried another FlashDisk?
> >> > >
> >> > >
> >> > > Tom Vergote schrieb:
> >> > > > Hi all,
> >> > > >
> >> > > > I'm trying to install M0n0 on a soekris net 4801, but I can't
> >> get it to
> >> > > > boot.
> >> > > > I've written the net48xx-1.21.img to a CF card but it doesn't
> >> boot (it
> >> > > > looks very familiar to "cf card woes" in the archive, but i
> >> couldn't
> >> > > > find a solution in there.
> >> > > >
> >> > > > I've tried many things but all give me an error somewhere when
> >> loading
> >> > > > the kernel.
> >> > > > - I've tried different images such as the latest beta and the
> >> generic pc
> >> > > > image
> >> > > > - i've written them using physdiskdrive as well as ubuntu
> >> > > > - I've tried different types of CF cards.
> >> > > >
> >> > > > I would be very grateful if anybody could help.
> >> > > >
> >> > > > below is the output hyperterminal.
> >> > > >
> >> > > > POST: 0123456789bcefghipajklnopq,,,tvwxy
> >> > > > comBIOS ver. 1.28  20050529  Copyright (C) 2000-2005 Soekris
> >> Engineering.
> >> > > >
> >> > > > net4801
> >> > > >
> >> > > > 0128 Mbyte Memory                        CPU Geode 266 Mhz
> >> > > >
> >> > > > Pri Mas  Hitachi XX.V.3.2.0.0            LBA 489-4-32  31 Mbyte
> >> > > >
> >> > > > Slot   Vend Dev  ClassRev Cmd  Stat CL LT HT  Base1    Base2   Int
> >> > > > -------------------------------------------------------------------
> >> > > > 0:00:0 1078 0001 06000000 0107 0280 00 00 00 00000000 00000000
> >> > > > 0:06:0 100B 0020 02000000 0107 0290 00 3F 00 0000E101 A0000000 10
> >> > > > 0:07:0 100B 0020 02000000 0107 0290 00 3F 00 0000E201 A0001000 10
> >> > > > 0:08:0 100B 0020 02000000 0107 0290 00 3F 00 0000E301 A0002000 10
> >> > > > 0:18:2 100B 0502 01018001 0005 0280 00 00 00 00000000 00000000
> >> > > > 0:19:0 0E11 A0F8 0C031008 0117 0280 08 38 00 A0003000 00000000 11
> >> > > >
> >> > > > 1 Seconds to automatic boot.   Press Ctrl-P for entering Monitor.
> >> > > > Console: internal video/keyboard
> >> > > > BIOS drive C: is disk0
> >> > > > BIOS 639kB/130048kB available memory
> >> > > >
> >> > > > FreeBSD/i386 bootstrap loader, Revision 0.8
> >> > > > (root at fb411 dot neon1 dot net, Sun May  8 12:15:29 CEST 2005)
> >> > > > /kernel text=0x192820 inflate: invalid block type
> >> > > >
> >> > > > elf_loadexec: archsw.readin failed
> >> > > > can't load module '/kernel': input/output error
> >> > > > |
> >> > > > Hit [Enter] to boot immediately, or any other key for command
> >> prompt.
> >> > > > Booting [kernel]...
> >> > > > /kernel text=0x192820 inflate: invalid block type
> >> > > >
> >> > > > elf_loadexec: archsw.readin failed
> >> > > > can't load 'kernel'
> >> > > > can't load 'kernel.old'
> >> > > >
> >> > > > Type '?' for a list of commands, 'help' for more detailed help.
> >> > > > ok
> >> > > > ok show
> >> > > > LINES=24
> >> > > > console=vidconsole
> >> > > > currdev=disk0s4a:
> >> > > > hw.ata.ata_dma=0
> >> > > > hw.ata.atapi_dma=0
> >> > > > interpret=ok
> >> > > > kernelname=/kernel
> >> > > > loaddev=disk0s4a:
> >> > > > prompt=${interpret}
> >> > > > ok
> >> > > >
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