Subject: Re: Installboot????
To: Andrew S. Clapp <>
From: Matthias Drochner <>
List: current-users
Date: 10/13/1997 11:10:26
Excerpts from netbsd: 13-Oct-97 Installboot???? "Andrew S. Clapp"@peak.o (485)

> I can boot wd0a:/netbsd via the floppy, but
> My bios does not appear to see the OS on the drive
> so I cannot boot directly to the hard drive.

Did you change something with the partitioning?
What's the layout of the hard drive?
What happens if you try to boot it?

> I tried to "installboot biosboot.sym /dev/rwd0a" and
> "installboot -f biosboot.sym /dev/rwd0a" and neither
> worked.

Did the "installboot" fail?
Can you try "installboot -v biosboot.sym /dev/rwd0a"
and tell what it says?

best regards