NetBSD Problem Report #37597

From martin@duskware.de  Sun Dec 23 00:26:07 2007
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From: payphoneed@gmail.com
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Subject: NetBSD/prep ISO is unbootable
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>Number:         37597
>Category:       port-prep
>Synopsis:       NetBSD/prep ISO is unbootable
>Confidential:   no
>Severity:       critical
>Priority:       high
>Responsible:    port-prep-maintainer
>State:          open
>Class:          sw-bug
>Submitter-Id:   net
>Arrival-Date:   Sun Dec 23 00:30:00 +0000 2007
>Closed-Date:    
>Last-Modified:  Sun Dec 07 06:47:06 +0000 2008
>Originator:     Minataku
>Release:        4.0
>Organization:
>Environment:
IBM RS/6000 Model 7043-140
>Description:
The NetBSD/prep ISO is lacking the required "PPC PReP Boot" partition to allow the ISO to be bootable, making an installation of NetBSD/prep impossible by CD.
>How-To-Repeat:
Get a PReP box, write the ISO, try to boot. Nothing.
>Fix:
Figure out how to get the boot partition and booter into the ISO.

>Release-Note:

>Audit-Trail:

Responsible-Changed-From-To: install-manager->port-prep-maintainer
Responsible-Changed-By: tsutsui@NetBSD.org
Responsible-Changed-When: Sun, 28 Sep 2008 08:41:44 +0900
Responsible-Changed-Why:
prep specific problem.


State-Changed-From-To: open->feedback
State-Changed-By: tsutsui@NetBSD.org
State-Changed-When: Sun, 28 Sep 2008 08:41:44 +0900
State-Changed-Why:
-current iso should be bootable:
http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/port-prep/2008/04/30/msg000026.html


From: David Holland <dholland@netbsd.org>
To: gnats-bugs@netbsd.org
Cc: 
Subject: Re: port-prep/37597: NetBSD/prep ISO is unbootable
Date: Sun, 7 Dec 2008 06:35:02 +0000

 This went to the wrong gnats queue. (Use gnats-bugs@ to reply to
 bugs.)

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 From: Edward Swiftwood <payphoneed@gmail.com>
 To: NetBSD Problem Report DB Administrator <gnats@netbsd.org>
 Subject: Re: port-prep/37597
 Date: Sat, 6 Dec 2008 20:26:17 -0500

 Boot with NetBSD 5_BETA ISO failed, boot process stops at Firmware
 Checkpoint F05 on a Model 7043-140.

 Checkpoint F05 is "Passing control to the Operating System", stopping
 at this point indicates that the integrity of the boot image is
 suspect according to the service manual.

State-Changed-From-To: feedback->open
State-Changed-By: dholland@NetBSD.org
State-Changed-When: Sun, 07 Dec 2008 06:47:06 +0000
State-Changed-Why:
Feedback received, still broken.


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