Subject: Re: should sysinst change MBR_PTYPE_386BSD to MBR_PTYPE_NETBSD?
To: Robert Elz <kre@munnari.OZ.AU>
From: Perry E. Metzger <email@example.com>
Date: 06/15/2003 19:09:43
Robert Elz <kre@munnari.OZ.AU> writes:
> Date: 15 Jun 2003 17:21:45 -0400
> From: "Perry E. Metzger" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Message-ID: <email@example.com>
> | The procedure I always follow is to move the old kernel into
> | netbsd.old, copy the new kernel into /netbsd, and reboot.
> Perry, go back and read the Subject line.
> Last I heard, sysinst didn't have an option to just upgrade he
And I was explaining, if you go back several messages, that the
handling in the kernel itself was there for the benefit of people
upgrading WITHOUT using sysinst.
> What people who do manual upgrades of their system do is irrelevant for
> what is being discussed.
Since the discussion had moved on to whether or not the GENERIC kernel
should have the COMPAT flag for the old MBR, I think that it was
in fact relevant. The Subject: line is what is now irrelevant.
Perry E. Metzger firstname.lastname@example.org