Subject: Re: installboot fails
To: NetBSD-current Discussion List <>
From: matthew sporleder <>
List: current-users
Date: 01/23/2006 22:43:42
Also, installboot -e isn't very well documented.  I didn't see it
mentioned in any of the man pages from, and pxeboot(8)
doesn't exist in the pages.  Maybe they just need to be

On 1/23/06, matthew sporleder <> wrote:
> nbinstallboot -e -oconsole=3Dcom0 -ospeed=3D9600 -m i386 ./pxeboot_ia32.b=
> nbinstallboot: Invalid magic in stage1 boostrap
> nbinstallboot: Edit bootstrap operation failed
> ---
> Firstly, that error code should probably say bootstrap instead of boostra=
> Secondly, why does this fail?  I got this pxeboot_ia32.bin from the
> ftp build of base.tgz.
> I am doing this on my mac, but installboot is just modifying a few
> bytes of the file.
> _Matt