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Re: [PATCH] a.out kernel loader

From: Bean
Subject: Re: [PATCH] a.out kernel loader
Date: Tue, 29 Jan 2008 14:53:19 +0800

On Jan 29, 2008 6:04 AM, walt <address@hidden> wrote:
> Bean wrote:
> > On Jan 28, 2008 10:37 PM, walt<address@hidden>  wrote:
> ...
> >> Good news and bad news.  With this patch and your most recent ufs patch
> >> I can aout /boot/loader or multiboot /netbsd from a UFS partition, that
> >> is the good news.
> >>
> >> The bad news is that when I type 'boot', /boot/loader prints out its one
> >> line of text to identify itself and then hangs forever.
> >>
> >> When I type 'boot' after loading the netbsd kernel with multiboot, the
> >> machine reboots instantly instead of starting the OS.
> >>
> >> Any ideas?
> > is grub legacy ok ?
> I'm not sure what information you are asking for.  Nothing has changed
> at my end concerning legacy.  It still works, but why should it not?

this is strange, it's working for me. perhaps you can try to load
netnsd kernel from the ufs image you sent.

loopback loop (hd0,0)/ufs
multiboot (loop)/netbsd

ufs is better placed in non ufs partition.

If this works, then it means there is still bug in the ufs driver.


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