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Re: 'boot -a' failing

Steven Bellovin wrote:

> The problem I'm having is that 'boot -a' isn't working.  I get the
> prompt, but it won't listen to either the PS/2 or USB keyboards.
> Sometimes, with the PS/2 keyboard, I get a message about start_pkcb
> start failing.  In any event, nothing I type seems to have any effect.
> This is 5.0.1/amd64.  Any suggestions?

A workaround may be to use a Multiboot parameter in /boot.cfg:

  menu=:multiboot hd0a:netbsd root=wd2a

Adjust hd0a to the drive where your kernel is located.


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