Subject: Re: i386 users: readme about boot blocks
To: Patrick Welche <>
From: Perry E. Metzger <>
List: current-users
Date: 06/07/1997 14:24:22
Patrick Welche writes:
> Perry E. Metzger wrote:
> > 
> > The i386 port has now switched to using the "new" boot blocks, which
> > are a two-stage bootblock + /boot combo that uses "installboot" to
> > install rather than disklabel.
> > 
> > Just a warning...
> Thanks for the clarification. I note that in
> src/distrib/i386/floppies/kc-common/, disklabel is still
> used.

The install disk build system in src/distrib/i386 is very obsolete --
a new one will be up within a few days. Sorry. I didn't want to put up
the new stuff before we had the pieces it depended on built by default.