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Re: [MiNT] Modern Kernel ST support

I used the st mint acsi image which already has the correct sockdev.xdd
and slip.xif.  Unfortunately the ne2kenec.xif from ozk's site gives
nothing but in-errors (though it can see the mac address of the virtual
ethernec card).  The enec.mif (renamed to xif) from the Thomas
Redelberger package causes strange behavior where the network drivers
load over and over again forever.  It's very close to working, but not


On 11/20/2015 02:24 AM, Jens Riemann wrote:
> Hi Mark.
> MiNT 1.15 IS working with the Ethernec driver. The issues you are
> running into are related to the 68000s incompatibility with 1.15's
> 68020+ slip.xif and sockdev.xdd.
> Perry Drechsel has found ST-compatible ones, and his EasyMiNT ST howto
> is found on Maanke's Atari pages.
> Click
> http://atari.st-katharina-apotheke.de/home.php?lang=ge&headline=EasyMiNT%20ST&texte=easy_st/strike_1#what
> and download the ST-Pack.
> Maanke had an EasyMiNT distribution which installed a Minix filesystem
> which is working on 68000 instead of a Linux one.
> Using this would be the easy way, running through Perry's howto would be
> the not so easy way. Unfortunately the later is not yet translated from
> German.
> Greetings, Jens
> Am 20.11.15 um 04:50 schrieb Mark Duckworth:
>> Hello all,
>> Now that I have a MiST the first thing I did with it was to attempt to
>> install MiNT.  Since it has 14MB MiNT is useful on this machine.
>> Unfortunately modern mint doesn't seem to be compatible with ST's
>> anymore.  Problems with the disk system.  When I copy some files between
>> two fat partitions things work temporarily but soon there is corruption
>> and rwabs error.  The FAT itself is fine but the files are corrupted.
>> When running mke2fs against any partition the error is rwabs attempt to
>> write beyond end of partition.  That is from memory but it is similar to
>> that.
>> I can't absolutely guarantee this isn't some problem with the MiST core
>> but I do know that 1.15.2 kernel is working very well but sadly doesn't
>> work with the ethernec driver.
>> Sometime shortly I'll try to run this same image in hatari and see what
>> happens with it.  I can also move these things over to my mega ste soon.
>> Thanks,
>> Mark