Subject: Re: port-vax/28724: during install, installboot does not place boot code on hard disk
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From: David Laight <>
List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 12/21/2004 20:39:22
> The problem is that all too often the inode for /boot has not been
> written to disk when installboot goes to find out what data blocks the
> /boot file occupies.  As a result no block numbers, or possibly the
> wrong block numbers, are written to the boot sector (PBR on i386).

This won't affect installboot on i386 for 2.0 (and later) since the
code no longer does that sort of grovelling through the disk.


David Laight: