DragonFly-184.108.40.2061.ga58bf master nrelease Makefile
dillon at apollo.backplane.com
Tue Jun 30 10:46:53 PDT 2009
:Matthew Dillon wrote:
:> nrelease - img file - use boot0cfg to set packet mode
:> * Use packet mode by default in the usb key image file's boot blocks.
:I thought I made the default mbr already use packet mode by default.
:Did this commit fix a problem you were seeing?
I wasn't seeing a particular issue other then I noticed packet mode
wasn't on, and I remembered an earlier thread on the lists where we
decided we wanted to use packet mode by default.
The img file was creating the boot sector using fdisk -IB, which installs
a more traditional MBR image which I do not believe uses packet mode.
The fdisk MBR image is not compatible with bootcfg's MBR image.
boot0cfg installs the MBR which has the packet mode option in it.
<dillon at backplane.com>
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