Subject: Re: Hung Reboot
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List: current-users
Date: 09/01/1997 20:16:47
> sync;sync;reboot causes the system to pass the sync phase but
> hang at reboot phase.  Hypothesis: I need to installboot the
> 1.2G bootstrapping files?

Um, I'm guessing, but I don't think the boot code is involved
here (?).

> If this is so, when I
> # installboot /usr/mdec/biosboot.sym /dev/rsd0a
> installboot: open raw partition RW: Device busy
> Should I be in single user mode to do this?  The system seems
> to run fine (so far) with 1.0A bootstrapping codes.

If you want to (re)install new boot blocks, use a partition which
isn't otherwise used (mounted), and which points to the right
place.  On the i386 this usually means you should use the 'c'

- H=E5vard