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Re: Heads up: new boot loader required for x86
On Fri, Nov 21, 2008 at 10:54:25AM -0500, Steven M. Bellovin wrote:
> On Fri, 21 Nov 2008 15:43:46 +0000
> Andrew Doran <ad%NetBSD.org@localhost> wrote:
> > Hi,
> > If you are running i386/amd64 and use GENERIC, please
> > 'cp /usr/mdec/boot /' after a build with the latest sources. It will
> > be needed so that the boot loader can pick up a kernel module to
> > handle the root file system.
> > Alternatively you can put something like the following into /boot.cfg:
> > load ffs
> Is this /boot compatible with older systems, i.e., can I do that part
In theory, back as far as 1.5? Maybe not that far.
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