Subject: Re: Hung Reboot
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: None <Havard.Eidnes@runit.sintef.no>
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
> 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'