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Re: booting kernel of NetBSD (Re: UFS (FFS) support seems broken in grub

From: Marco Gerards
Subject: Re: booting kernel of NetBSD (Re: UFS (FFS) support seems broken in grub2)
Date: Mon, 28 Jan 2008 09:57:23 +0100
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Robert Millan <address@hidden> writes:

> On Sat, Jan 26, 2008 at 01:24:57PM -0800, walt wrote:
>> Yes!  I just discovered that I can multiboot the netbsd kernel off
>> of a FAT32 fs or even an NTFS fs, but *not* off of a UFS fs :o/
>> Apparently "something bad" happens to the kernel in the process of
>> reading or loading it from the UFS fs.  I can read small text files
>> from a UFS fs, however, so I'm thinking maybe this has something to
>> do with the size of the netbsd kernel?
> I just committed a check in grub-probe that attempts to read and verify files
> using GRUB filesystems and compares them with output from your system.  E.g.
> if you do:  grub-probe -t fs /full/path/to/file it will compare and verify it
> using fs/ufs.c.
> Bean, IIRC you planned add something similar.  Is this feature useful to you?

It's at least useful to me :-)


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