Subject: Re: How to make hdd bootable?
To: Zbigniew Baniewski <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Quentin Garnier <email@example.com>
Date: 05/11/2007 19:18:21
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On Fri, May 11, 2007 at 07:06:18PM +0200, Zbigniew Baniewski wrote:
> On Fri, May 11, 2007 at 05:46:56PM +0200, Quentin Garnier wrote:
> > You're on x86, right? Using 'c' for user partitions is wrong on all
> > archs, but on x86 it's wrong to use 'd', too.
'c' maps to the NetBSD part of the disk (i.e., the MBR partition), and d
is the whole disk.
> > How did you end up with such a broken disklabel?
> When I typed "disklabel" it did show only one partition, marked with 'c'.
It's really strange that d didn't appear.
> So, I simply chose next letters.
> Now I made repartition, and my disk currently has wd0a as root, and wd0b =
> After "installboot" and first try to boot the system, it stops, saying:
> NetBSD/i386 lfsv2 Primary Bootstrap
> Boot failed (errno 2): Can't open /boot
> ...but of course "boot" file is present on wd0a.
> What now?
Is your root partition really lfsv2?
Quentin Garnier - firstname.lastname@example.org - cube@NetBSD.org
"You could have made it, spitting out benchmarks
Owe it to yourself not to fail"
Amplifico, Spitting Out Benchmarks, Hometakes Vol. 2, 2005.
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