Subject: Re: lfs bootloader woes...
To: Dwight Tuinstra <>
From: Ignatios Souvatzis <>
List: current-users
Date: 10/16/2000 20:22:42
On Mon, Oct 16, 2000 at 01:15:11PM -0400, Dwight Tuinstra wrote:
> The first 8K of the slice is used for a boot block.  It's
> contents are *not* moved around.  Immediately after the boot
> block comes the first superblock, which contains (among
> other things) the address of other superblocks in the file
> system.  See /usr/src/sys/ufs/lfs/README.

yes, but not of the secondary bootblock. And the primary bootblock isn't 
big enough to contain enough ufs and lfs code to find the secondary through
the filesystem. At least not on i386.