Subject: Re: port-i386/20990: i386 bootblocks break on 64K block (raid)
To: David Laight <>
From: David Brownlee <>
List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 04/06/2003 01:34:17
On Sat, 5 Apr 2003, David Laight wrote:

> > 	The i386 bootblock fail to load a kernel from a raid1 filesystem with
> > 	64K blocksize. Recreating the filesystem with 32K blocksize results
> > 	in a successful boot.
> Is that the filesystem blocksize or a raid parameter?
	Filesystem blocksize - raid1 only means its offset 64 blocks
	(used for raid config & state)

> The standalone filesystem code uses a stupid number of buffers in
> order to open a file - as I found out trying to get the boot1 code
> to read boot2 out of filesystem (rather than from a block list).
> Anyone fancy rototilling the sa fs code so that it only uses sector
> sized temporary buffers?

	Pass :)

		David/absolute          -- No hype required --