Subject: Re: Need help with a booboo
To: John Klos <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Marco Trillo <email@example.com>
Date: 12/23/2007 22:24:17
On 12/23/07, John Klos <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> My New York system has a 750 gig drive with an HFS+ partition on which
> there's a NetBSD install kernel and ofwboot.xcf. I set it up to boot from
> the NetBSD partition, /, which is the rest of the 750 gig (besides the
> HFS+ partition and swap), and it worked. However, when I tried to update
> the kernel recently, the system wouldn't boot past the bootloader.
> So... Is there any way that anyone knows to either read and write HFS+
> from NetBSD (to put the new kernel on there - and it can't be a solution
> which requires a new kernel)?
Is there any specific reason for the HFS+ partition to be HFS+ instead
of normal HFS?
You can try the "hfsutils" package; with it you can format a HFS
partition from NetBSD and copy the bootloader and the kernel to the