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From: Darrin B.Jewell <dbj <at> netbsd.org>
Subject: Re: unknown binary format when booting NetBSD
Newsgroups: gmane.os.netbsd.ports.next68k
Date: Wednesday 4th April 2007 05:13:42 UTC (over 9 years ago)
"Alan Hourihane"  writes:

> I'm trying to boot the NetBSD kernel on my cube and it comes back with
> "unknown binary format" even though I've gunzip'ed to my tftpboot
location.
>
> I've tried the netbsd-GENERIC kernels from 2.0.2 and 3.1 now.
>
> Has anyone any idea what I'm doing wrong ?
>
> Thanks,
>
> Alan. 

Hm.  You possibly need to load the bootloader first via tftp instead
of the kernel.

Darrin
 
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