Subject: Re: Installing Boot record?
To: Baw <>
From: David Brownlee <>
List: current-users
Date: 11/09/1997 23:59:14
	Do you have any BIOS settings to write protect the boot sector (to
	protect from viruses)? If so, can you turn them off? :)


  ... and so am I, maybe its the other way round, I can't seem to decide ...

On Mon, 10 Nov 1997, Baw wrote:

> Hello,
>         I'm installing an i386 version of NetBSD 1.3_ALPHA.
>         I've chosen the "install" option presented to me after
>         booting up from the installation floppy. I've copied
>         the kernel to /dev/wd0a. For some reason, I'm
>         getting the "Boot record not found on IDE-0" message
>         at start up. Can someone enlighten me on how to install
>         a boot record ? I got an "installing boot record on wd0"
>         message during the installation procedure, but somehow
>         still cannot boot properly from harddisk after reboot.
>         Is there a separate installation note for 1.3_ALPHA ? (I've read
>         the 1.2 installation note but don't find anything applicable to
>         installing boot record.)
>         Best regards.
> Baw