Subject: Re: UPDATE: various changes on INSTALL and iso generation
To: Izumi Tsutsui <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Manuel Bouyer <email@example.com>
Date: 03/06/2007 14:40:54
On Tue, Mar 06, 2007 at 09:00:06PM +0900, Izumi Tsutsui wrote:
> firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> > > > Is the 3.1 iso (from pub/NetBSD/iso/3.1) bootable on
> > > > sgimips ?
> > >
> > > Probably not, they seem raw iso images without sgivolhdr.
> > > See recent port-sgimips archives.
> > OK, so is it expected that a sgimips bootable iso image can't be mounted on
> > anything but sgimips ?
> Yes, cd9660 fs in the image (which has sgivolhdr) is at some offset
> beyond the sgi volume, so it can't be mounted unless correct disklabel
> info is provided (as mbrlabel(8) does for MBR labeled disks without
> BSD disklabel).
OK. So a multi-arch CD with bootable sgimips can't work on anything
but sgimips anyway, I guess. We'll have to correct the "multi-cd3"
set I guess.
Manuel Bouyer <email@example.com>
NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference