Subject: Re: install/30422: sysinst overrides default boot countdown timeout on i386
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: David Laight <email@example.com>
Date: 06/04/2005 09:14:56
On Sat, Jun 04, 2005 at 05:16:01AM +0000, John.P.Darrow@wheaton.edu wrote:
> >Synopsis: sysinst overrides default boot countdown timeout on i386
> The default bootblocks for i386 use, and have always used, a countdown
> timeout of 5 seconds (see sys/arch/i386/stand/lib/boot_params.S, and
> before that PROMPTWAIT in sys/arch/i386/boot/boot.c).
> However, sysinst in NetBSD 2.0 and later uses custom code in
> distrib/utils/sysinst/arch/i386/md.c:md_post_newfs() to install the
> bootblocks, under the dubious comment of:
> /* Copy bootstrap in by hand - /sbin/installboot explodes ramdisks */
I'm fairly sure that I copied the default used by the previous version
In any case just hit <enter> to kill the timeout.
David Laight: firstname.lastname@example.org