Subject: Re: update: disklabel on netbsd/sparc
To: None <port-sparc@NetBSD.ORG,>
From: Paul Kranenburg <>
List: port-sparc
Date: 03/23/1995 10:03:40
> created.  but using installboot would panic the machine.  i think
> it's cos installboot is still looking for a sunos label, but i've
> written a netbsd one on to the disk.  i don't have the panic

installboot itself is not concerned with labels. It just assumes it can start
writing the first level bootblock DEV_BSIZ bytes into the raw device.

> hmm.. will the sun prom have a problem with a netbsd label ?

It will.