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

From: Bean
Subject: Re: booting kernel of NetBSD (Re: UFS (FFS) support seems broken in grub2)
Date: Mon, 28 Jan 2008 18:06:51 +0800

On Jan 28, 2008 4:57 PM, Marco Gerards <address@hidden> wrote:
> 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 :-)

grub-probe is nice, but i normally use grub-fstest to debug fs
problem, because it have more options.


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