Subject: Re: Booting NetBSD
To: None <>
From: Rakhesh Sasidharan <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 01/31/2001 02:21:56
On Tue, 30 Jan 2001 wrote:

> > through the install program ?   I tried the following today, and am unable
> > to boot into NetBSD (1.5, btw):
> strange - i my first attempt i've done everything manually except
> disklabel 

Exactly.  I had done the same with OpenBSD, and it had worked.  Strange.

> > 4. After this, I untarred those files to /mnt.
> with xzpvf


> > I use GRUB to boot my OSes, and I gave it the proper commands (root,
> > chainloader, boot), but it refuses to boot.  I get some screen output like
> > "^_@%"  and the machine hangs.
> did not use grub but i think you should reinstall grub bootblocks after
> installboot

I did.  I reinstalled GRUB to my hard-disk from the floppy.  Still the


Rakhesh Sasidharan