Subject: Re: i386 NetBSD-current snapshot now available
To: Charles M. Hannum <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: David Maxwell <email@example.com>
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.