Subject: Re: port-i386/22096: i386 bootblocks are incompatible with older mainboards
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Matthias Scheler <email@example.com>
Date: 07/11/2003 06:46:25
In article <20030710095728.H629@snowdrop.l8s.co.uk>,
David Laight <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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.
Matthias Scheler http://scheler.de/~matthias/