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Re: port-i386/43453: Can't boot NetBSD i386 normally or with DOSBOOT: "Not a bootxx image"
The following reply was made to PR port-i386/43453; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: David Holland <dholland-bugs%netbsd.org@localhost>
Subject: Re: port-i386/43453: Can't boot NetBSD i386 normally or with
DOSBOOT: "Not a bootxx image"
Date: Sat, 26 Mar 2011 21:37:18 +0000
On Sat, Jun 12, 2010 at 11:10:06AM +0000, David Laight wrote:
>> I can't boot NetBSD normally from the hard drive;
>> I get the error message "Not a bootxx image".
> That error indicates that the bootxx_xxxfs code isn't properly
> installed. The code need to be at the start of the bios partition
> that contains NetBSD. This is usually the root filesystem - but if
> you've used a non-standard disk layout this may not be true.
> Possibly just running 'installboot' to copy in the correct bootxx
> image will fix things.
Did this problem ever get resolved?
David A. Holland
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