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Re: ofwboot versions and upgrading
matthew green <mrg%eterna.com.au@localhost> writes:
> ofwboot kernel status
> 3 3 works (my machine to be upgraded is fine)
> 4 4 works (another of my machines)
> 3 4 fails, kernel complains about bootinfo
> 4 3 ???
> What I would like to know is:
> If I put the netbsd-4 ofwboot in place on my netbsd-3 system, can I
> still boot the netbsd-3 kernel (netbsd.ok) if I need to?
> this should work.
> if new ofwboot can't boot old netbsd, that seems like a bug to
Since this is on a system that I can't get to, and I have to have
someone help me if I lose, I put the netbsd-4 /ofwboot in place and a
netbsd-4 kernel and rebooted, and it came back fine, and then I
installed netbsd-4 userland, and am happily running 4.0_STABLE.
Fortunately for me, this was my last netbsd-3 sparc64 box. So this
doesn't confirm that netbsd-4 /ofwboot works with netbsd-3, and thus I
can't do the pullup without more testing that I'm not set up to do.
Thanks for the help.
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