Subject: Re: Kernel Booting From RAIDFrame
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Caffeinate The World <email@example.com>
Date: 04/12/2003 08:37:46
--- Simon Burge <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Caffeinate The World wrote:
> > --- David Brownlee <email@example.com> wrote:
> > > > /usr/mdec/installboot -b 16 /usr/mdec/biosboot.sym /dev/rwd0d
> > > >
> > > > would work.
> > > >
> > > I can confirm at least eight boxes where it does :)
> > Are all 8 of those boxes i386? Would the above method work for
> > architectures?
> It depends on the architecture... For example, at least pmax (and
> alpha and vax) need to have the 'a' partition starting at disk offset
> However, the architectures that have that requirement are usually
> to get the bootblocks properly working with RAID1 without playing the
> offset game.
> What architecture(s) did you have in mind?
All the architectures NetBSD supports. I will eventually do a write up
on NetBSD and RAIDFrame.
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