Subject: Re: lfs bootloader woes...
To: Simon Burge <>
From: Ignatios Souvatzis <>
List: current-users
Date: 10/15/2000 11:30:16
On Sun, Oct 15, 2000 at 12:32:41PM +1100, Simon Burge wrote:
> Rob Becker wrote:
> > Tried to install the bootloader with the command "/usr/mdec/installboot
> > biosboot.sym /dev/rwd1a" and it told me that the filesystem needed to be
> > FFS. Oh well. Any suggestions?
> I don't know enough about LFS, but can't files move around on an
> LFS? 

Yes. All the time, even when untouched.

> This is at odds with how the i386 bootblocks work (by having the
> location of /boot hardcoded in the bootblocks). 

Yes, certainly. So it can't work on i386 currently.