DragonFly bugs List (threaded) for 2012-10
[DragonFlyBSD - Bug #1407] (Resolved) disklabel64 boot problem
Issue #1407 has been updated by Thomas Nikolajsen.
Status changed from New to Resolved
Assignee deleted (0)
(don't remember why I kept this one open)
Bug #1407: disklabel64 boot problem
Author: Thomas Nikolajsen
Booting DragonFly from disklabel64 slice has problems:
- using HAMMER it almost works: one module can't be read
Reading /modules/acpi.ko fails; after booting (host can run without ACPI)
(i.e. by kernel) acpi.ko can be read and contents is correct.
(files on test HAMMER system are just cpdup'ed from a working system;
cmp verified acpi.ko is readable and has same contents)
Also doing ls command in loader on HAMMER file system can crash loader.
It seems like libstand/hammerread has an issue.
- using UFS it doesn't work: I just see a spinning bar
It doesn't show any text, like BTX..
I had the impression that disklabel64 booting should be working
(since commits below); is this correct?
Is zeroing slice start before making bootable disklabel still needed?
If yes: is it enough to zero 16KB, like disklabel32.
I was going to update disklabel64.8 to include boot info again;
but will hold it back until this issue is resolved.
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