Subject: Re: Reinstalling bootloader only.
To: Xavier HUMBERT <>
From: Bang Jun-Young <>
List: current-users
Date: 12/26/2001 20:15:36
On Wed, Dec 26, 2001 at 10:09:59AM +0100, Xavier HUMBERT wrote:
> Thanks to Manuel, Promise TX2 is now working.
> Unfortunately, my peecee, an old Compaq Deskpro has a primitive BIOS that
> doesn't seem to accept the lack of a disk on his onboard controller. So,
> moving my disk from the inboard controller to the Promise card leads to
> an unbootable system.
> So, the solution I see is to keep a spare disk on the internal IDE, and
> install/customise a bootloader on it. In fact, the disk already has a multiboot MBR (NetBSD
> previously installed on it)
> It there any way to do this like ... let's say.... lilo does ?

You might need to do 'fdisk -B'.


Bang Jun-Young <>