Subject: Re: i386 booting, take 2
To: None <>
From: Phil Nelson <>
List: tech-install
Date: 09/21/1998 11:18:33
>Are you sure that the refusal to boot comes from the BIOS, rather than
>from the code in the MBR?  If it's the MBR code, then just replace that.

No, I'm not sure.  But here is what I remembered I did:

	a) boot from floppy
	b) dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/rwd0d bs=1k count=64
	c) disklabel -w -r wd0 disktype
	d) untar distribution sets
	e) reboot ... -> "no operating system" message

That would imply to me that any boot code came from a NetBSD

Phil Nelson (NetBSD/pc532 machine) (work)