Subject: Re: Really weird filesystem behavior on prep
To: Andy Ruhl <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: port-prep
Date: 11/25/2005 16:10:50
On Fri, Nov 25, 2005 at 08:03:17AM -0700, Andy Ruhl wrote:
> On 11/25/05, Manuel Bouyer <> wrote:
> > Is the scsi controller a siop or esiop ? If so, this may be fixed
> > by upgrading to 3.0_RC3
> It's a siop. I'm trying RC3 now. I netbooted the sysinst.fs kernel OK.
> But I think sysinst is confused. It tells me
> c starts at sector 0, NetBSD part starts at sector xxxx. Write outside
> the NetBSD sector?
> Prep wants to make "c" the whole disk, but I think sysinst expects it
> to just be the NetBSD partition. I think.

Does prep have a MBR partition table ? If so it could be something
sysinst herited from i386. Someone familiar with the prep port will probably
have more ideas on this.

At last it can now read/write the disk, isn't it ?

Manuel Bouyer <>
     NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference