Subject: Re: Now I've done it! Hosed up my boot blocks!
To: #List NetBSD current users <current-users@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Soren Jacobsen <>
List: current-users
Date: 01/23/2004 23:32:12
On 01/23 23:25, Paul Goyette wrote:
> Having successfully upgraded to 1.6ZH (as of a couple days ago), I
> figured I would be brave and update my boot blocks, too.  They had
> not been updated in at least two or three years!
> So, grovelling through man pages, I figured out that I should do:
> 1. fdisk -c /usr/mdec/mbr sd0
> 2. cp /usr/mdec/boot /boot
> 3. installboot -v -o timeout=5 /dev/rsd0a /usr/mdec/bootxx_ffsv2

You want bootxx_ffsv1 unless you're booting from an FFSv2 filesystem.