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Re: OpenBSD 3.0 as a guest of VMWare



I had it running except for X.  I probably could have got X running, but I 
just got tired of messing with it.

On Saturday 16 February 2002 11:46 am, Darren Reed wrote:
> Has anyone else out there tried using OpenBSD 3.0, successfully, as
> a guest OS inside VMWare ?  My problem at present is this:
>
> installboot: broken MBR
>
> as far as I can tell, the "disk" is partitioned correctly, just for
> OpenBSD, with the partition as:
>
> 0: A6    0   1   1 -  519  63  63 [          63 -     2096577] OpenBSD
>
> and the disklabel showing up as:
>
> a: 1834433          63 4.2BSD 1024 8192
> b:  262144     1834496 swap
> c: 2096577          63 unused 0    0
> d: 2096640           0 unused 0    0
>
> Anyone got any clues to spare about what's wrong here?
>
> Booting off the CD lets me mount "/dev/wd0a" as /, so the filesystem is
> actually there, it just doesn't want to boot (reminds me of the trouble
> I had with OpenBSD booting from a partion number > 0).
>
> Darren