Subject: Re: NetBSD 1.2.1 bootblock failure on Gateway P4D-66
To: Bill Squier <email@example.com>
From: Bill Squier <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 08/13/1997 12:44:00
In message <199708131602.MAA10975@guinness.cs.stevens-tech.edu>, Bill Squier writes:
>In message <199708131545.LAA12872@jekyll.piermont.com>, "Perry E. Metzger" writ
>>Bill Squier writes:
>>> >We are no longer supporting the old bootblocks. Try the new bootblocks
>>> >from 1.2G. They will probably fail, but we have to debug and fix this
>>> >in -current for the next release, so it is more helpful to debug it
>>> >with the new blocks.
>>> I'd be happy to. Where can I get them (without having to build and install
>>Hmmm. Very Very Hard. You can try back-porting libsa and the stuff in
>>-current's i386/stand to 1.2.1, but...
>Hmmm. Okay, well, the machine is essentially a scratch machine, so I'll
>install 1.2G on it. I assume the one from arch/i386/snap-06*/.... is
Well, the bootblocks installed from "boot-12G.fs.gz" produce exactly
the same results.