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Re: "cannot mount root, error = 79"
Thanks, David, haad.
Finally, I successfully boot the i386 machine with 5.99.18 kernel (and modules).
I didn't understand thathwas
kernel binary (/netbsd) itself doesn't load modules, but
boot loader does.
What I did this time was...
$ cp /usr/mdec/boot /boot
$ installboot -v -o timeout=5 /dev/rwd0a /usr/mdec/bootxx_ffsv1
and to change grub configuration from
Is there anything I can do to update the documentation?
I don't think I'm the only one who confuses this updating process.
On Wed, Sep 23, 2009 at 3:57 PM, haad <haaaad%gmail.com@localhost> wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 22, 2009 at 8:36 PM, Kentaro KAWAMOTO
> <kentaro.kawamoto%gmail.com@localhost> wrote:
>> On Wed, Sep 23, 2009 at 1:57 AM, Jukka Ruohonen <jruohonen%iki.fi@localhost>
>>> On Wed, Sep 23, 2009 at 12:54:50AM +0900, Kentaro KAWAMOTO wrote:
>>>> I copied kernel and modules (/stand/i386/5.99.18/*).
>>>> But it doesn't work anyway.
>>> AFAIR, you need to also copy the boot program, /usr/mdec/boot, to the new
>> I'm sorry, I didn't mention that I am using GRUB, not boot(8) as bootloader.
>> (Because I have Linux system in the same i386 machine, too.)
>> When using GRUB, /usr/mdec/boot has nothing to do with boot process, doesn't
> Aha this is the cause of your problems, because NetBSD bootloader is
> loading modules for us. Can you install NetBSD bootloader to your
> NetBSD partition and just load it from grub.
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