Subject: Re: Installing Boot record?
To: Baw <email@example.com>
From: David Brownlee <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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:
> 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.