Subject: port-i386/25126: 2.0_BETA install unbootable
To: None <gnats-bugs@gnats.NetBSD.org>
From: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 04/10/2004 16:42:16
>Synopsis: .0_BETA install unbootable
>Arrival-Date: Sat Apr 10 15:43:00 UTC 2004
>Originator: David Brownlee
>Release: NetBSD 2.0_BETA
Install from sources checked out 9am 10 april 2004
System: NetBSD forsaken 2.0_BETA NetBSD 2.0_BETA (_FORSAKEN_) #0: Wed Apr 7 18:27:43 BST 2004 email@example.com:/var/obj/i386/files/netbsd/2.0/sys/arch/i386/compile/_FORSAKEN_ i386
After installing from bootfloppies on blank disk system will not find
Blanked start of disk with
dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/rwd0d bs=1m count=10
Installed from standard floppies, selected 'setup MBR', setup first
MBR partition to NetBSD, entire size of disk.
Disk not bootable after install.
Load bootblocks from floppy, then use to load kernel & root from disk.
'fdisk -i' and [y] answered to both questions and system is bootable.
Addendum: 'fdisk -i' reports
"Installed bootfile doesn't support required options"
no matter how many times it is run and [y] answered to both questions