Subject: Re: port-i386/22096: i386 bootblocks are incompatible with older
To: Matthias Scheler <>
From: Greywolf <>
List: current-users
Date: 07/11/2003 13:44:30
Thus spake Matthias Scheler ("MS> ") sometime Today...

MS> > The netbsd code at the start of the partition will read the disk
MS> > using the CHS value for the partition start (provided it is below 8GB).
MS> > If one system used a CHS mapping other than 63/255/1023 then it would
MS> > reference the wrong sectors.
MS> But why do the 1.6.1_STABLE bootblocks work?

ffs1 vs ffs2, perhaps?

NetBSD:  exercised any daemons lately?