Subject: Re: disklabel -B gone?? How do you install boot blocks??
To: Gerald C. Simmons <>
From: Jared D. McNeill <>
List: current-users
Date: 06/21/2001 21:35:17
On Thu, 21 Jun 2001, Gerald C. Simmons wrote:
> NetBSD-1.4.2
> I just ran into the fact that the -B option for installing boot block is gone,
> eventhough the man page says it's still there.
> Is there a different way to install boot blocks now??

I can speak for i386, but nothing else:
 Master boot record "boot selector":
  fdisk -B <disk>
 Boot sector "BIOS Boot":
  cd /usr/mdec; ./installboot <image> <disk>
                                 ^ You probably want biosboot.sym...

Hope this helps,