Subject: install/37597: NetBSD/prep ISO is unbootable
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List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 12/23/2007 00:30:00
>Number:         37597
>Category:       install
>Synopsis:       NetBSD/prep ISO is unbootable
>Confidential:   no
>Severity:       critical
>Priority:       high
>Responsible:    install-manager
>State:          open
>Class:          sw-bug
>Submitter-Id:   net
>Arrival-Date:   Sun Dec 23 00:30:00 +0000 2007
>Originator:     Minataku
>Release:        4.0
IBM RS/6000 Model 7043-140
The NetBSD/prep ISO is lacking the required "PPC PReP Boot" partition to allow the ISO to be bootable, making an installation of NetBSD/prep impossible by CD.
Get a PReP box, write the ISO, try to boot. Nothing.
Figure out how to get the boot partition and booter into the ISO.