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Title: NeXTSTEP 3.3 on HP 743 SBC
Post by: wbyte on December 03, 2017, 10:05:12 am
The hp743 is a 6U VME based SBC.
I tried to install the ns 3.3, however the kernel hangs with memory access  exception:

PDC - Processor Dependent Code - Version 302.0 Release 0
(c) Copyright 1994, Hewlett-Packard Company, All rights reserved
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80 Mbytes of memory configured.

System Search started.

Press [Esc] to discontinue the Auto Boot process.

Pressing [Esc] will NOT discontinue Auto Boot.
Now booting.
LASI I/O detected


NEXTSTEP boot v3.3.4.17
81920 memory

NEXTSTEP will start up in 10 seconds, or you can:
 Type -v and press Return to start up NEXTSTEP with diagnostic messages
 Type ? and press Return to learn about advanced startup options
 Type any other character to stop NEXTSTEP from starting up automatically

boot:

\


Type 1 to use the English language and USA keyboard while installing NEXTSTEP.
Tapez 2 pour installer NEXTSTEP avec un clavier et des messages francais.
Eingabe 3 fuer NEXTSTEP-Installation mit deutscher Sprache und Tastatur.
Premi 4 per installare NEXTSTEP usando lingua italiana e tastiera italiana.
Pulse 5 para usar el idioma y el teclado espanol en la instalacion de NEXTSTEP.Skriv 6 for att installera NEXTSTEP pa svenska med svenskt tangentbord.

---> 1
/


This program is for installing NEXTSTEP on a hard disk.
THIS IS NOT AN UPGRADE: ANY EXISTING NEXTSTEP FILES WILL BE DELETED.

If you have files on your hard disk that you want to keep,
quit this program and copy what you want to keep onto another disk.

Type 1 to prepare to install NEXTSTEP.
Type 2 to quit this installation program.

---> 1
Loading NEXTSTEP

Reading NEXTSTEP configuration
Starting NEXTSTEP
NeXT Mach 3.3: Tue Feb 14 20:55:37 PST 1995; root(rcbuilder):mk-172.3.32.obj~5/RC_hppa/RELEASE_HPPA
physical memory = 80.00 megabytes.
using 255 buffers containing 1.99 megabytes of memory
available memory = 72.63 megabytes. vm_page_free_count = 2451
attempting block map of 0xf0000000
attempting block map of 0xf8000000
Memory access exception (1,1,31769c)
Waiting for remote debugger connection.
(Type 'c' to continue or 'r' to reboot)

I noticed there were newer 3.3 hppa builds which could fix this issue. Any ideas?