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Re: install/43012: sysinst doesn't detect correct cd/dvd drive
The following reply was made to PR install/43012; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: Izumi Tsutsui <tsutsui%ceres.dti.ne.jp@localhost>
Cc: install-manager%NetBSD.org@localhost, gnats-admin%NetBSD.org@localhost,
Subject: Re: install/43012: sysinst doesn't detect correct cd/dvd drive
Date: Sat, 20 Mar 2010 01:25:26 +0900
> sysinst assumes the first cd/dvd drive is the one you booted the
> install cd from.
AFAIK, sysinst doesn't care which drive is booted device.
("cd0a" is hardcoded in src/distrib/utils/sysinst/main.c)
sysinst might able to check if booted device is CD-ROM and use it
for the default cdrom_dev, but there is another problem to detect
booted_device in CD boot case on x86 as filed in PR port-i386/39998.
(See comments in sys/arch/x86/x86/x86_autoconf.c:findroot() for details)
Probably we have to add some new parameters in bootinfo
to indicate volume label or signature of booted ISO as
disklabel/dkwedge for harddisk.
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