Subject: Re: my friends' install...
To: Phil Nelson <>
From: Michael Graff <>
List: tech-install
Date: 09/18/1998 15:08:27
Phil Nelson <> writes:

> >dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/rwd0d count=1024
> >disklabel wd0 >/tmp/wd0.label
> >[edit /tmp/foo apprpriately]
> >disklabel -r -R wd0 /tmp/wd0.label
> >cd /usr/mdec
> >./installboot -v biosboot.sym /dev/rwd0a
> Cool, I'll try it.  And then if it works I'll change sysinst
> to do the above if the whole disk is selected.  This could save
> a whole bunch of problems.

Perhaps, but I think it will create more down the road...

PeeCees live in a BIOS world, with disklabels and such.  I sorta think
we need to use them...