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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 <>
To: matthew green <>
Subject: Re: port-sparc64/56363: boot: Inode not directory
Date: Thu, 19 Aug 2021 20:25:21 +0200

 On Fri, Aug 20, 2021 at 04:20:30AM +1000, matthew green wrote:
 > >  We could add such a "destructive probe mode" to ofwboot and collect results
 > >  and firmware versions, but I doubt it is worth the effort.
 > this message comes from bootblk, so, i'm going to assume that
 > there is a failed read and hopefully ofwboot will get an actual
 > error instead of false not error, and we can detect this read
 > failure without trying to write to the disk.
 I think it loads the wrong block w/o error.

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