Subject: Re: netstat problem with ksyms.
To: NetBSD-current Discussion List <>
From: Pavel Cahyna <>
List: current-users
Date: 05/28/2006 00:51:50
On Sat, May 27, 2006 at 11:33:46PM +0100, Chavdar Ivanov wrote:
> >I was successfully booting
> >NetBSD with GRUB (without chainloading) at least in 1.6. Also, I remember
> >that some patches to improve this support were added to pkgsrc quite
> >recently.
> >
> >To use it, you would need:
> >
> >- use a command lile kernel --type=netbsd <path> in grub,
> >- probably a kernel compiled without MULTIBOOT.
> I can try that easily.

You don't have to, it was just a suggestion.

> >
> >Chainloading is a better option though.
> Don't understand why.

Because the GRUB's support of the native NetBSD boot protocol is limited
(as I've said, there were some patches to improve this, I don't know the
current state exactly) and the NetBSD support for the Multiboot protocol
is also incomplete, as you have seen.