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Re: port-sparc64/56363: boot: Inode not directory

The following reply was made to PR port-sparc64/56363; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: Martin Husemann <>
Subject: Re: port-sparc64/56363: boot: Inode not directory
Date: Sun, 15 Aug 2021 12:02:54 +0200

 On Sun, Aug 15, 2021 at 09:55:00AM +0000, wrote:
 > It would be good to improve the boot block error message is to hint
 > at the cause and possibly if sysinst could warn the user if "/" exceeds
 > 4 GB on this port.
 Why 4GB? Are you using the latest available firmware (that might be not
 so easy to answer)?
 I hate introducing aritificial limits like this when there is no
 clearly documented limit for the actual firmware (and I have been using
 bigger scsi disks in various sparc64 machines ~forever).

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