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Re: port-amd64/51279: bootxx_ffsv2 hangs
The following reply was made to PR port-amd64/51279; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: David Laight <david%l8s.co.uk@localhost>
Cc: port-amd64-maintainer%netbsd.org@localhost, gnats-admin%netbsd.org@localhost,
Subject: Re: port-amd64/51279: bootxx_ffsv2 hangs
Date: Tue, 27 Dec 2016 18:06:19 +0000
On Mon, Jun 27, 2016 at 09:50:01AM +0000, Martin Husemann wrote:
> The following reply was made to PR port-amd64/51279; it has been noted by GNATS.
> From: Martin Husemann <martin%duskware.de@localhost>
> To: gnats-bugs%NetBSD.org@localhost
> Subject: Re: port-amd64/51279: bootxx_ffsv2 hangs
> Date: Mon, 27 Jun 2016 11:49:21 +0200
> On Mon, Jun 27, 2016 at 04:35:00AM +0000, David Holland wrote:
> > (In general bootxx_ffsv1 won't work on an ffsv2, either, so I'm sort
> > of surprised the usb stick can read the volume...)
> The v1 vs. v2 is only about the boot sector reading /boot, which is already
> full done at the point you get the prompt. And /boot should be able to
> work with various file system types.
> Can you please verify you have /boot on your hard disk?
You might be 'falling over' an undocumented restriction that / must be
at the start of the bios partition.
David Laight: david%l8s.co.uk@localhost
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