Subject: Re: port-i386/26373: Booting install CD hangs
To: None <>
From: David Laight <>
List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 07/20/2004 23:59:09
> >Synopsis:       Booting install CD hangs
> Haven't gotten it to boot yet; it's a Thinkpad 600 2645-41u.
> When booting from the NetBSD 1.6.2 CD (from ISO), it hangs at this point:
>  booting hd11a:netbsd - starting in 0

mmm this would usually say 'fd0a:netbsd - starting in 0'
since the CD is usually taken to be a floppy.

I suspect something doesn't like the large disk number.
Someone did change the limit (there because of systems where the BIOS lies)
in the (I think) mbr code - which isn't on the CD...


David Laight: