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Re: NetBSD 9.0_RC1 - installation on GPT (with BIOS boot) not bootable

Today's -current has a proble installing in gpt mode - it claims not
to be able to determine the geometry of the disk and does not give an
option to format it in gpt mode at all.

Just FYI.

On Thu, 12 Dec 2019 at 16:27, Martin Husemann <> wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 12, 2019 at 03:10:41PM +0100, Matthias Petermann wrote:
> > The installation process with sysinst runs fine. Anyway, after reboot there
> > seems to be no boot loader installed.
> It would be interesting to see more details at this stage:
>  - how does it fail exactly
>  - what does "gpt show -a wd0" print (assuming wd0 is your disk, could
>    be ld0 too if you are on NVME)
> > I tried to fix this with a shell from the USB installation media by doing a
> > manual installboot & gpt biosboot to /dev/dk0. This also doesn't help.
> This means something is very wrong and we need to investigate more details.
> > Is it a supported use case for sysinst to setup a non-EFI-System with GPT?
> Definitively, and it used to work in earlier BETA versions.
> Martin


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