Subject: Re: can't boot on ibm 7248-100
To: CR <>
From: Jochen Kunz <>
List: port-prep
Date: 01/09/2003 11:02:56
On 2003.01.09 03:14 CR wrote:

> Just need to make the
> system boot from disk, not floppy. It doesn't now.
dd the boot image to the raw disk like "dd if=3Dgeneric.fs of=3D/dev/rsd0=
This makes the disk bootable. You are out of luck if you havn't already
a MBR partition of sysid 65 (Personal RISC boot) at the beginning of
your disk. Sysinstall doesn't create this partition by itself. If there
is no boot partition at the beginning of the disk you must reinstall the
whole system by hand. I wrote instructions how to do this a few days ago
to this list...=20