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is it a vmunix problem??

xxl_1
Frequent Advisor

is it a vmunix problem??

my os is tru64 4.0G,but when it boots,it's error output is:
can't open vmunix
/etc/sysconfigtab.34
....
linking 126 objects:125 can't open /sys/binary/tsunami.mod

and then it stop at the ">>>"!!

Is it a system problem?if I need reinstall the tru64 os??
3 REPLIES
Michael Schulte zur Sur
Honored Contributor

Re: is it a vmunix problem??

Hi,

you may want to boot from cdrom, mount root_domain and look for vmunix. Should it be deleted, copy genvmunix to vmunix, reboot and build a new kernel.

greetings,

Michael

ps. If you need more details, ask.
Ivan Ferreira
Honored Contributor

Re: is it a vmunix problem??

You may try booting an alternate kernel, and then recompile a new one:

boot -fi genvmunix -fl s
bcheckrc
doconfig
cp /path/to/new/kernel /vmunix
reboot

But is not normal that only the vmunix file is deleted, maybe you have others files deleted or corrupted. You may need to restore a backup or reinstall the system.
Por que hacerlo dificil si es posible hacerlo facil? - Why do it the hard way, when you can do it the easy way?
Hein van den Heuvel
Honored Contributor

Re: is it a vmunix problem??

tsunami is the 'system chipset' for systems like DS20 and ES40.

What system is it?
What changed?
Did this system setup ever boot?

Try to boot a genvmunix and/or from CD as suggested.

If you are going to re-install
Why not go to a recent version (5.1B)
Any good reason to stay on Tru64 4.0G?

Good luck,
Hein.

ftp://ftp.compaq.com/pub/products/software/alpha-tools/documentation/current/21272/ds-0025a-te_tsunami_typhoon_21272_hrm.pdf

http://www.alphalinux.org/docs/goldrush/