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Re: compling mbr for boot from wd1?

Subject: Re: compling mbr for boot from wd1?
From: David Laight
Date: Thu, 1 Sep 2005 22:47:46 +0100
On Thu, Sep 01, 2005 at 02:38:58PM -0700, Scott Presnell wrote:

> Thanks, but that didn't work.  BTW, the error message is always
> "Error No active partition"  but indeed the hd1/wd1 0th partition
> is marked active and is type 169 as shown by NetBSD's fdisk.
> Other suggestions?

Doesn't the windoze boot whatsit execute a local copy of the partition
boot code, rather than reading it from the disk at boot time?

In which case the file you gave it doesn't contain a valid partition table.


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