Subject: Re: Can't boot NetBSD CD on Thinkpad
To: Laine Stump <>
From: Jason R Thorpe <>
List: current-users
Date: 12/16/2000 12:07:19
On Sat, Dec 16, 2000 at 02:49:42PM -0500, Laine Stump wrote:

 > When I *attempt* to boot from my laptop (Thinkpad 600), it says
 > "booting wd11a:netbsd", starts booting, prints the first two of the
 > numbers:
 >    2487259+2183616-
 > then locks up.

I attempted to debug this for Steve Bellovin at the IETF.  It looks like
the 2.88MB floppy emulation for El Torito doens't work right on the
Thinkpad.  Try putting the floppy images onto floppies and booting those.

        -- Jason R. Thorpe <>