[rescue] OpenBSD on Intel
Sheldon T. Hall
shel at cmhcsys.com
Tue Apr 22 18:54:27 CDT 2003
Sheldon T. Hall said ...
> Various people said ...
> [for routing USB-to-Ethernet] [on Intel] [use OpenBSD]
> ... so I'm trying it.
I've booted from floppy, run through the installer, got the basic stuff
going, upgraded to get X, and now ...
I'm having a little problem.
It won't boot. It has booted before, if you power-cycled it, but it won't
now. OpenBSD starts, but hangs just after detecting the network card.
I tried an ostensibly identical network card, but it didn't like that. I
tried a number of other network cards, only to have it hang at a different
place in the start-up process. Once it panicked, complete with a SNAPPY
MESSAGE IN ALL CAPS from the BSD people about reporting the bug. Well, yes,
I'd love to, once it boots and I can run dmesg.
Having no network card at all results in a hang, too.
Obviously, I'm missing something. How do I tell it I've changed the network
card, and to use the new one? Or for that matter, how do I tell it I've
changed any bit of hardware, i.e. what's OpenBSD's moral equivalent of
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