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Re: i386/boot



Making, drinking tea, and reading an opus magnum from Michael Shalayeff:
> re
> well, stand/README is not a good place for docs,
> but it's stated there to *copy* boot to root dir.
> mans are coming.....
and it's stated in installboot manual either.....

> 
> tc
> 
> Making, drinking tea, and reading an opus magnum from Kenneth Stailey:
> >     Mickey> 1. install /boot on your hd, by using installboot -s -h
> >     Mickey>    switches, supplying BIOS geometry for your boot drive
> >     Mickey>    (consult fdisk(8), CMOS setup, etc) read i386/stand/README,
> >     Mickey>    installboot(8) manuals for details.  questions are welcome.
> > 
> > I was able to complete this operation after a few painful mistakes.
> > Fortunately, my openbsd 2.1 boot floppy kernel was not too far
> > out-of-sync with the userland on my harddisks to prevent using it to
> > recover.
> > 
> > Here's what I did in the hopes that you might avoid an accident.  Your
> > system's configuration may require different geometry and/or a different
> > special file.
> > 
> > $ cp /usr/mdec/boot /
> > $ /usr/mdec/installboot -v -s 63 -h 64 /boot /usr/mdec/biosboot /dev/rwd0c
> > $ reboot
> > 
> > Hope that helps,
> > Ken
> > 
> 
> 
> -- 
>     paranoic mickey                    (and there was a god, but he was drunk)
> 


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    paranoic mickey                    (and there was a god, but he was drunk)