Subject: Re: port-i386/22096: i386 bootblocks are incompatible with older mainboards
To: None <>
From: Matthias Scheler <>
List: current-users
Date: 07/11/2003 06:46:25
In article <>,
	David Laight <> writes:
> Ok, so you actually moved an installed hard disk to different system :-)
> It is mossiblt that something in the MBR was wrong (eg the two BIOSs
> using different CHS limits).

No, the MBR was fine because I could boot Windows XP

>> So I finally decide to install
>> NetBSD 1.6.1_STABLE - the version which I've used on that motherboard
>> until last weekend - boot blocks and the problem went away.
> Can you try the 'current' bootblocks again?

As I wrote before I've reinstalled the NetBSD-current bootblock once
and it didn't help.

> What you need to try on current is the 'new' bootblocks. Do:
> # /sbin/installboot /dev/rwd0a /usr/mdec/bootxx_ufsv1

I guess that should read:

/usr/sbin/installboot /dev/rwd0a /usr/mdec/bootxx_ffsv1 

> # cp /usr/mdec/biosboot /boot

Done. I'll report if it works.

	Kind regards

Matthias Scheler