Subject: Re: build.sh release failure on alpha (-current)
To: Y. Takizawa <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Bill Studenmund <email@example.com>
Date: 12/23/2004 23:54:41
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On Wed, Dec 22, 2004 at 11:37:26PM +0900, Y. Takizawa wrote:
> In message ``Re: build.sh release failure on alpha (-current)''
> Wed Dec 22 17:19:23 JST 2004,
> firstname.lastname@example.org (Y. Takizawa) writes:
> > > While cross-building -current alpha on i386, i noticed that `build.sh
> > > release' fails :
> > I caught the same failure on i386 and macppc cross-building.
> > I think that bootxx_ffs needs the size less than 7680 bytes
> > to write to 1.2M boot floppy first track, referring to
> > sys/arch/i386/stand/bootxx/Makefile.bootxx for example.
Note that 7680 is 8192 - 512. That's 8k minus one block.
> Maybe SRM firmware also read just 16 sectors (8192 bytes)
> at boot. Now I have no idea to fix this problem.
ffs's superblock is at 8k in. So the boot code HAS to stop before it.
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