NetBSD Problem Report #54455

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Subject: hp300 ISO should be encapsulated in LIF to be bootable
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>Number:         54455
>Category:       port-hp300
>Synopsis:       hp300 ISO should be encapsulated in LIF to be bootable
>Confidential:   no
>Severity:       serious
>Priority:       medium
>Responsible:    port-hp300-maintainer
>State:          open
>Class:          change-request
>Submitter-Id:   net
>Arrival-Date:   Sat Aug 10 23:45:00 +0000 2019
>Originator:     Chris Hanson
>Release:        netbsd-8.0
Some models of HP 9000-300 series system support booting from CD-ROM but none support booting directly from an ISO. The ISO image produced by NetBSD should be wrapped in or prefixed with a LIF filesystem containing the SYS_INST and SYS_UBOOT programs so they can be bootable.
Download hp300 distribution ISO for NetBSD 8.0 or 8.1, attempt to boot it from a CD-ROM drive attached to an HP 9000-380 or HP 9000-425t and notice that it does not appear bootable.
For the moment to install on hp300 you essentially MUST netboot.

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