Subject: Re: i386 NetBSD-current snapshot now available
To: Charles M. Hannum <>
From: David Maxwell <>
List: current-users
Date: 05/23/1995 10:37:07
>    Furthermore, I copied the supplied kernel to my 1.0 system, and tried to
>    boot on it. Same thing, and something's funny with my filesystem now too.
>    Selecting the old kernel from the boot: prompt won't work, it goes through
>    checking for devices, then hangs at the end of that. Booting off install
>    floppies won't let me fsck the drive... Any suggestions?
> Re-install the old boot block and it should be fine.
I never installed over my old bootblocks.  I only copied the kernel to / and
linked it to /netbsd. After it wouldn't boot properly (to to AHA/BT prob)
I wanted to boot with my old kernel again, and selected it (by long name) from
the boot prompt, but it hangs after doing the device probes.