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Patrick Welche | 31 Jan 15:57 2015
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-current release build failure

I just tried to cross build -m macppc64 on amd64, and hit:

--- gallium_dri.so.0 ---
#     build  gallium/gallium_dri.so.0
rm -f gallium_dri.so.0
/usr/src/obj.macppc/tooldir.NetBSD-7.99.4-amd64/bin/powerpc64--netbsd-c++  -Wl,-x -shared
-Wl,-soname,gallium_dri.so.0 -Wl,--warn-shared-textrel -Wl,-Map=gallium_dri.so.0.map  
--sysroot=/store/export/macppc
-Wl,--version-script=/usr/xsrc/external/mit/MesaLib/dist/src/gallium/targets/dri/dri.sym
-Wl,-rpath,/usr/X11R7/lib -L=/usr/X11R7/lib  -o gallium_dri.so.0 
-Wl,-rpath-link,/store/export/macppc/lib  -L=/lib  -Wl,--whole-archive gallium_dri_pic.a 
-Wl,--no-whole-archive -L/usr/src/lib/libm/obj.macppc -lm
-L/usr/src/external/mit/xorg/lib/libdrm/obj.macppc -ldrm
-L/usr/src/external/mit/xorg/lib/libdrm_radeon/obj.macppc -ldrm_radeon
-L/usr/src/external/mit/xorg/lib/libglapi/obj.macppc -lglapi
-L/usr/src/external/mit/expat/lib/libexpat/obj.macppc -lexpat

/usr/obj/.macppc/tooldir.NetBSD-7.99.4-amd64/bin/../lib/gcc/powerpc64--netbsd/4.8.4/../../../../powerpc64--netbsd/bin/ld:
gallium_dri_pic.a(sb_valtable.pico): I
n function `.r600_sb::value_table::add_value(r600_sb::value*)':
sb_valtable.cpp:(.text+0x1768): call to `.std::vector<r600_sb::value*,
std::allocator<r600_sb::value*>
>::_M_insert_aux(__gnu_cxx::__normal_iterator<r600_sb::value**,
std::vector<r600_sb::value*, std::allocator<r600_sb::value*> > >, r600_sb::value* const&)'
lacks nop, can't restore toc; (-mcmodel=small toc adjust
stub)
/usr/obj/.macppc/tooldir.NetBSD-7.99.4-amd64/bin/../lib/gcc/powerpc64--netbsd/4.8.4/../../../../powerpc64--netbsd/bin/ld:
gallium_dri_pic.a(sb_valtable.pico): In function
`.r600_sb::value_table::get_values(std::vector<r600_sb::value*,
std::allocator<r600_sb::value*> >&)':
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Virgil S. Harris | 31 Jan 14:59 2015

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John D. Baker | 22 Jan 08:05 2015

disk devices vs. wedges and wrong FS type

So after some hiatus, I have one of my PowerMacs back online.  It's a
PowerMac G4 (AGP Graphics), a.k.a. "Sawtooth" IIRC.

I built a recent -current (7.99.4) but kept the toolchain rolled back to
gcc45, just in case.  I updated the machine's NFS root filesystem and it
proceeded to boot just fine over the network.

I set about also updating the installation on the machine's local disk.
The previous install was a 6.99.41 vintage.  I set about updating just
the modules and the kernel (boot from HFS partition) and figured to
reboot and update the rest.

When the machine wasn't reachable via SSH after a reasonable period of
time, I went to inspect the console.  I found messages like the
following:

  mount: no match for `wd0a': No such process

and

  fsck: exec /usr/sbin/fsck_sysv for /dev/rdk1: No such file or directory

So, first it appears that -current insists on using wedges and can't
cope with my existing "/etc/fstab" that uses device paths and partitions.
Second, it gets the filesystem on the wedges wrong.  Looking through
'dmesg' revealed:

[...]
wd0 at atabus0 drive 0
wd0: <Hitachi HDS721680PLAT80>
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Naruaki.Etomi | 1 Jan 05:03 2015
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Fail with the "Automatic file system check failed; help!"

Happy new year 2015!

Hello,

I was installed NetBSD/macppc current version.(ver 7.99.3)

When boot from HDD,
fail with the "Automatic file system check failed; help!"
See:
https://twitter.com/nullnilaki/status/548831263621001216

Comment out DKWEDGE_AUTODISCOVER etc in /sys/arch/macppc/conf/GENERIC,
boot is finished.

Why?

--

-- 
Best regards,
Naruaki Etomi

John Klos | 31 Dec 06:18 2014

netbsd-7 on Old World hardware

Hi,

I have NetBSD 7 running on a Power Mac mini G4 and so far it runs well. I 
just upgraded a Power Mac 9600 from NetBSD 5.2 to NetBSD 7 and I'm seeing 
problems.

First, while running ntpd with a GPS_NMEA source along with a PPS source, 
the time changed to January 15th, 2083. I thought it was a fluke, but it 
happened thrice. For now I'm only using the PPS source in ntp.conf.

Next, I noticed that certain parts of lang/perl5 were failing on the Power 
Mac 9600 which compiled fine on the Mac mini G4, but they weren't failing 
reproducibly. The system, by the way, has not crashed in many, many years 
and gets heavy use, so it's quite unlikely there's a hardware issue.

Remembering that benchmarks/flops showed funny times on mac68k after 
upgrading to NetBSD 7, I tried that and got results like these:

    FLOPS C Program (Double Precision), V2.0 18 Dec 1992

    Module     Error        RunTime      MFLOPS
                             (usec)
      1             nan      0.0611    229.0215
      2             nan     -0.0000  -81454545.4629
      3     -5.0000e-01      0.0000  870399999.7237
      4     -8.6603e-01      0.0000  349090909.0703
      5     -6.9315e-01      0.0000  742400000.0281
      6     -2.5000e-01      0.0000  337454545.4346
      7      5.0020e+02      0.0000  1535999998.4211
      8             inf      0.0000  7680000019.3901
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Kris Hepler | 25 Dec 13:13 2014
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Kernel trap booting 6.1.5 on a PowerMac 7600

So I dug my old 7600 out of storage, and am trying to get NetBSD running.
I did this once before on a PowerMac 9600, but it's been a while.  Anyway,
I got so far as loading the kernel and then it hits an MCHK trap.  It hits the
trap every time, and the numbers (IP and SRR1 reg values?) are consistent.

Can anyone tell me what this means or possible causes?  I'm at a loss as to where to go from here.

Trying to boot install kernel off of CD-ROM; boot transcript follows:


0 > boot scsi-int/sd <at> 3:0
OF_open bootpath=scsi-int/sd <at> 3
read stage 2 blocks: 0. done!
starting stage 2...

>> NetBSD/macppc OpenFirmware Boot, Revision 1.12
open /netbsd: Device not configured
open /netbsd.gz: Device not configured
5058040+125888=0x4f1e70
 start=0x100000
Copyright (c) 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005,
    2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012
    The NetBSD Foundation, Inc.  All rights reserved.
Copyright (c) 1982, 1986, 1989, 1991, 1993
    The Regents of the University of California.  All rights reserved.

NetBSD 6.1.5 (INSTALL)
total memory = 49152 KB
avail memory = 41356 KB
found Grand Central PIC at f3000000
bootpath: scsi-int/sd <at> 3/netbsd.macppc
mainbus0 (root)
cpu0 at mainbus0: 604 (Revision 3.5), ID 0 (primary)
cpu0: HID0 0x8000c084<EMCP,ICE,DCE,SGE,BHT>, powersave: 1
cpu0: 120.00 MHz
bandit0 at mainbus0
pci0 at bandit0 bus 0
pchb0 at pci0 dev 11 function 0
pchb0: vendor 0x106b product 0x0001 (rev. 0x03)
obio0 at pci0 dev 16 function 0: addr 0xf3000000
esp0 at obio0 offset 0x10000 irq 12: NCR53C94, 25MHz, SCSI ID 7
scsibus0 at esp0: 8 targets, 8 luns per target
mc0 at obio0 offset 0x11000: irq 14,2,3: address 00:a0:40:10:38:24
zsc0 at obio0 irq 15,16
zstty0 at zsc0 channel 0 (console i/o)
zstty1 at zsc0 channel 1
awacs at obio0 offset 0x14000 not configured
swim3 at obio0 offset 0x15000 not configured
cuda0 at obio0 offset 0x16000 irq 18
nadb0 at cuda0: Apple Desktop Bus
iic at cuda0 not configured
mesh0 at obio0 offset 0x18000 irq 13: 50MHz, SCSI ID 7
scsibus1 at mesh0: 8 targets, 8 luns per target
mesh0: couldn't establish power handler
nvram0 at obio0 offset 0x1d000
bandit1 at mainbus0
pci1 at bandit1 bus 1
trap: pid 0.1 (system): kernel MCHK trap <at> 0x133100 (SRR1=0xc1030)
panic: trap
rebooting

Kris Hepler | 25 Dec 21:38 2014
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Kernel traps while initializing kernel on a PowerMac 7600

So I dug my old PowerMac 7600 out of storage, and am trying to get
NetBSD running. I did this once before on a 9600, but it's been a while.
Anyway, I got so far as loading the kernel from the install CD and then
it hits a trap every time. Initially it was always an MCHK trap, but
after powering off overnight it's now always a PGM trap at the same spot
as before.  It hits a trap every time, and the numbers (IP and SRR1 reg
values?) don't change across reboots for each trap type.

Can anyone tell me what this means or possible causes?  I'm at a loss as
to where to go from here.

MCHK trap boot transcript:
----------------
0 > boot scsi-int/sd <at> 3:0
OF_open bootpath=scsi-int/sd <at> 3
read stage 2 blocks: 0. done!
starting stage 2...

>> NetBSD/macppc OpenFirmware Boot, Revision 1.12
open /netbsd: Device not configured
open /netbsd.gz: Device not configured
5058040+125888=0x4f1e70
 start=0x100000
Copyright (c) 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005,
    2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012
    The NetBSD Foundation, Inc.  All rights reserved.
Copyright (c) 1982, 1986, 1989, 1991, 1993
    The Regents of the University of California.  All rights reserved.

NetBSD 6.1.5 (INSTALL)
total memory = 49152 KB
avail memory = 41356 KB
found Grand Central PIC at f3000000
bootpath: scsi-int/sd <at> 3/netbsd.macppc
mainbus0 (root)
cpu0 at mainbus0: 604 (Revision 3.5), ID 0 (primary)
cpu0: HID0 0x8000c084<EMCP,ICE,DCE,SGE,BHT>, powersave: 1
cpu0: 120.00 MHz
bandit0 at mainbus0
pci0 at bandit0 bus 0
pchb0 at pci0 dev 11 function 0
pchb0: vendor 0x106b product 0x0001 (rev. 0x03)
obio0 at pci0 dev 16 function 0: addr 0xf3000000
esp0 at obio0 offset 0x10000 irq 12: NCR53C94, 25MHz, SCSI ID 7
scsibus0 at esp0: 8 targets, 8 luns per target
mc0 at obio0 offset 0x11000: irq 14,2,3: address 00:a0:40:10:38:24
zsc0 at obio0 irq 15,16
zstty0 at zsc0 channel 0 (console i/o)
zstty1 at zsc0 channel 1
awacs at obio0 offset 0x14000 not configured
swim3 at obio0 offset 0x15000 not configured
cuda0 at obio0 offset 0x16000 irq 18
nadb0 at cuda0: Apple Desktop Bus
iic at cuda0 not configured
mesh0 at obio0 offset 0x18000 irq 13: 50MHz, SCSI ID 7
scsibus1 at mesh0: 8 targets, 8 luns per target
mesh0: couldn't establish power handler
nvram0 at obio0 offset 0x1d000
bandit1 at mainbus0
pci1 at bandit1 bus 1
trap: pid 0.1 (system): kernel MCHK trap  <at>  0x133100 (SRR1=0xc1030)
panic: trap
rebooting
----------------

PGM trap boot transcript:
----------------
0 > boot scsi-int/sd <at> 3:0
OF_open bootpath=scsi-int/sd <at> 3
read stage 2 blocks: 0. done!
starting stage 2...

>> NetBSD/macppc OpenFirmware Boot, Revision 1.12
open /netbsd: Device not configured
open /netbsd.gz: Device not configured
5058040+125888=0x4f1e70
 start=0x100000
Copyright (c) 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005,
    2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012
    The NetBSD Foundation, Inc.  All rights reserved.
Copyright (c) 1982, 1986, 1989, 1991, 1993
    The Regents of the University of California.  All rights reserved.

NetBSD 6.1.5 (INSTALL)
total memory = 49152 KB
avail memory = 41356 KB
found Grand Central PIC at f3000000
bootpath: scsi-int/sd <at> 3/netbsd.macppc
mainbus0 (root)
cpu0 at mainbus0: 604 (Revision 3.5), ID 0 (primary)
cpu0: HID0 0x8000c084<EMCP,ICE,DCE,SGE,BHT>, powersave: 1
cpu0: 120.00 MHz
bandit0 at mainbus0
pci0 at bandit0 bus 0
pchb0 at pci0 dev 11 function 0
pchb0: vendor 0x106b product 0x0001 (rev. 0x03)
obio0 at pci0 dev 16 function 0: addr 0xf3000000
esp0 at obio0 offset 0x10000 irq 12: NCR53C94, 25MHz, SCSI ID 7
scsibus0 at esp0: 8 targets, 8 luns per target
mc0 at obio0 offset 0x11000: irq 14,2,3: address 00:a0:40:10:38:24
zsc0 at obio0 irq 15,16
zstty0 at zsc0 channel 0 (console i/o)
zstty1 at zsc0 channel 1
awacs at obio0 offset 0x14000 not configured
swim3 at obio0 offset 0x15000 not configured
cuda0 at obio0 offset 0x16000 irq 18
nadb0 at cuda0: Apple Desktop Bus
iic at cuda0 not configured
mesh0 at obio0 offset 0x18000 irq 13: 50MHz, SCSI ID 7
scsibus1 at mesh0: 8 targets, 8 luns per target
mesh0: couldn't establish power handler
nvram0 at obio0 offset 0x1d000
bandit1 at mainbus0
pci1 at bandit1 bus 1
trap: pid 0.1 (system): kernel PGM trap  <at>  0x200 (SRR1=0x80000)
panic: trap
rebooting
----------------

scole_mail | 23 Dec 17:12 2014
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ofwboot.xcf and gcc 4.8 and ppc 601

Hi,

ofwboot.xcf stopped working with my powermac 7200/ppc 601 after the
upgrade to gcc 4.8.  Everything else seems to work as before as far as
I can tell.  I'm still able boot with the same ofwboot.xcf compiled
with gcc 4.5.

I believe I'm getting a program exception at line 148 in
/src/sys/arch/macppc/stand/ofwboot/Locore.c

"6:	b	startup		\n"

which is just a branch call.  I also had to change line 144
from
	"	stw	%r0,0(%r8)	\n"
to
	"	stb	%r0,0(%r8)	\n"
	"	stb	%r0,1(%r8)	\n"
	"	stb	%r0,2(%r8)	\n"
	"	stb	%r0,3(%r8)	\n"

otherwise I got alignment exceptions.

Anyone have any ideas about why this branch would fail or what might
really be going on?

Thanks

0 > boot  file: 10.0.0.1,ofwboot.xcfloading XCOFF
tsize=E260 dsize=258 bsize=2750 entry=E00000                                    
SECTIONS:
.eh_fram 00000074 00000074 000020C8 00000174
.text    00E00000 00E00000 0000E260 00002240
.text.st 00E0E254 00E0E254 00000468 000104A0
.data    00E0F000 00E0F000 00000258 00010908
.bss     00E0F258 00E0F258 00002750 00000000
.gnu.att 00000000 00000000 00000010 00010B60
.ident   00000000 00000000 00000076 00010B70
loading .text, done..
loading .data, done..
clearing .bss, done..
DEFAULT CATCH!, code=FFF00700
 ok
0 > .registers
Client's Fix Pt Regs:
 00 00E00290 00E112A0 00000000 00000004 00E0D991 00E0F2AC 00000004 DEADBEEF
 08 00E119AA FF8099B8 DEADBEEF 00E112A0 DEADBEEF DEADBEEF DEADBEEF DEADBEEF
 10 DEADBEEF DEADBEEF DEADBEEF DEADBEEF DEADBEEF DEADBEEF DEADBEEF DEADBEEF
 18 DEADBEEF DEADBEEF DEADBEEF DEADBEEF DEADBEEF DEADBEEF FF829898 00E0F2A4
Special Regs:
    %IV: 00000700   %SRR0: 00E0E254   %SRR1: 00083070     %MQ: 00000060
    %CR: 30000003     %LR: 00E0029C    %CTR: FF8099B8    %XER: C000BE6F
   %DAR: 00001000  %DSISR: 42000000   %SDR1: 00FE0000
 ok
0 > dev /memory .properties
name                    memory
device_type             memory
reg                     00000000  10000000
available               00000000 00E00000 00E12000 000EE000 01000000 0F000000

David H. Gutteridge | 18 Dec 17:15 2014
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Re: could netbsd.macppc-1.6.2 been installed on ibook g3/300 ?

On 2014-12-17, at 10:17 PM, yuntanghard wrote:
> 
> hello!
> 
> could  netbsd.macppc-1.6.2 been installed on ibook g3/300 ?  
> I tried a lot of time, but failed.
> 
> 1、I partition the disk in HFS+ with OSX-10.3.4 utility tool. (entire disk)
> 2、go into open firmware and run netbsd1.6.2 install
> 3、during the install, I find the string "gzip can't open ....."
> 4、I set  0 > setenv auto-boot? true
>               0 > setenv boot-device ide0/disk <at> 0:8,\ofwboot.xcf
>               0 > setenv boot-file ide0/disk <at> 0:13,/netbsd
>               0 > reset-all
> 5、I can't go into netbsd OS.
> 
> 
> please give me some help. thank you.

Hello,

Yes, there should be no reason you can't install it on that model.
I don't follow why you'd want to install 1.6.2, though, that's an
ancient release that hasn't been supported in years. You'd be better
off with something more current. (Though I believe there are issues
in some of the newer releases. I don't know whether trying 5.x, 6.x,
or 7.x would be the best starting point for you these days. Others
on this list would have more informed opinions.)

If I understand you correctly, the entire disk is formatted as HFS+,
which is not what you want to do at all. You want to create a small
boot partition in HFS, and then the rest of the partitions have to
be in a format that's usable by NetBSD (which HFS is not). That means
if you're using the Apple partitioning tool, they should be set to
either UFS or the older A/UX formats. (This is described in both the
installation notes[1] and a separate document on partitioning for
macppc[2].)

From what you're saying in step 2 above, you are able to boot the
install kernel? I don't know what medium it's being booted from?
I used to burn a CD-ROM of the install disc, and boot entirely off
it, then create NetBSD FFS partitions from it, mount them, and
manually install sets from there. (I never used the installer
program to do any of this. I don't know if the install process
has improved at all in the intervening decade or so.)

(Also, when I was using Open Firmware commands, I referred to the
hard drive as "hd:" not "ide0/disk <at> 0:". I have no idea if that makes
any difference for you, but the model I was working with was
essentially the same as yours.)

1. http://ftp.netbsd.org/pub/NetBSD/NetBSD-6.1.5/macppc/INSTALL.html#Partitioning%20your%20hard%20drive%20for%20NetBSD
2. http://www.netbsd.org/ports/macppc/partitioning.html

Regards,

Dave

scole_mail | 9 Dec 18:57 2014
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Re: installboot and openfirmware 1.0.5

I'm pretty sure	src/sys/arch/macppc/stand/bootxx/bootxx.c
is causing my issues with not being able to boot off the hard disk.  

The openfirmwawre error

	DEFAULT CATCH!, code=FFF00300

is happening around line 93 in bootxx.c:

     78 "	li	%r0,0		\n"
     79 "	mtdbatu	3,%r0		\n"
     80 "	mtibatu	3,%r0		\n"
     81 "	isync			\n"
     82 "	li	%r8,0x1ffe	\n"	/* map the lowest 256MB */
     83 "	li	%r9,0x22	\n"	/* BAT_I */
     84 "	mtdbatl	3,%r9		\n"
     85 "	mtdbatu	3,%r8		\n"
     86 "	mtibatl	3,%r9		\n"
     87 "	mtibatu	3,%r8		\n"
     88 "	isync			\n"
     93 "	lis	%r1,(stack+32768) <at> ha\n"
     94 "	addi	%r1,%r1,(stack+32768) <at> l\n"
     95 "	stw	%r0,0(%r1)	\n"	/* terminate the frame link chain */

I guess the bat setup needs to be different for this 601/power7200 vs
a "normal" powerpc?  But it'd be nice to know anyone got this working
with openfirmware 1.0.5 and non-601 powerpc either way.


Gmane