Subject: Re: 1.5_ALPHA boot-big.fs?
To: Richard Rauch <>
From: Frank van der Linden <>
List: current-users
Date: 08/05/2000 00:18:16
On Fri, Aug 04, 2000 at 03:49:02PM -0500, Richard Rauch wrote:
> I s'pose that this is the right list for this question.  (^&
> After padding boot-big.fs in 1.5_ALPHA's i386 floppies set to 2880KB, I
> used it to burn a bootable CD-ROM per the advice off of the web
> site.  When I was finished, I booted from the CD.
> The CD came up with a message telling me to insert disk 2 in the drive and
> hit enter.  Hm...
> Am I the only one seeing this?  Has anyone else encountered this?  Or has
> anyone successfully used the most recent 1.5_ALPHA snapshot's boot-big.fs
> to make a bootable CD?  I thought that there was a remote chance that I
> had padded the wrong file, so I re-padded the boot-big.fs, and ran cmp(1)
> on the two files.  They appear to be identical.

It has been fixed on the 1.5 branch.. so you can wait for a new 1.5_ALPHA
snapshot, or build the image yourself from up to date netbsd-1-5 branch

- Frank