Subject: Re: Can't boot NetBSD CD on Thinkpad
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Laine Stump <email@example.com>
Date: 12/16/2000 17:12:49
Jason R Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> 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
Well, at least it's comforting to know that I'm not alone in my
> Try putting the floppy images onto floppies and booting those.
Yep, that's what I ended up doing. It's been awhile since I installed
using sysinst - it goes quite fast from a CD.
Thanks for the response.