Subject: Re: the undocumented FFS2 root trouble
To: Antonio Bravo <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Martin Husemann <email@example.com>
Date: 04/25/2005 09:37:25
On Mon, Apr 25, 2005 at 07:22:46AM +0000, Antonio Bravo wrote:
> it could be nice to mention on the sparc page
> (http://netbsd.org/Ports/sparc), that an FFS2 root isn't bootable.
> People could spare much time when installing...
True - and sorry to hear you wasted time trying.
But the real error is that sysinst offers FFSv2 for the root partition
(and I think there is a PR about it, and maybe it even got fixed post-2.x)
P.S.: The other correct fix is to create ffsv2 bootblocks.