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Re: Cannot boot from floppy disk

On 21 April 2014 10:38, Frank Wille <frank%phoenix.owl.de@localhost> wrote:
> David Brownlee wrote:
>> Quick thought - do the boot floppies for earlier releases show the
>> same issue - maybe a problem was introduced at some point?
> The FTP servers have just releases for NetBSD-5 and NetBSD-6. For NetBSD-5

Ah, I wonder if 5.0 was the first actual release for bebox... All
historical releases are available in
ftp://ftp.netbsd.org/pub/NetBSD-archive/ though thats not relevant in
this case.

> there were no boot floppies at all. The installation directory is empty.
> And since NetBSD-6.0 there are boot floppies, but they don't work, in
> exactly the same way as in current. :|


> Now I'm trying to find out how the images are made. An nbmake-bebox in
> src/sys/arch/bebox/stand only creates "boot.elf" and the stripped "boot",
> which is also in ELF format. Who converts that into PEF format and puts it
> into the image?

I suspect you want distrib/bebox... good hunting :)

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