in message <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>,
wrote Giorgos Keramidas thusly...
> On 2006-05-01 02:05, Parv <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> > Eric Anderson wrote:
> > >This thread:
> > >http://lists.freebsd.org/pipermail/freebsd-stable/2005-December/020572.html
> > I hand edited the file (/usr/src/sys/boot/i386/boot0/boot0.S)
> > based on the given patch; did building|installing of world &
> > kernel; on reboot of Dell Inspiron 5000e laptop, there still
> > was a beep.
> Rebuilding everything is hardly worth it in this case, but you
> did what you considered the safest thing, so that's ok :)
Agree with you there. I think i did try making/installing only this
particular piece, but failed to do anything on reboot, so i thought
"what the hell, just build|install everything".
But then ...
> > So the patch did not work for me. Did i miss something?
> Yes. You missed installing the new boot0 block on your MBR.
> See my other response in this thread about the steps you have to
> take to rebuild a new /boot/boot0 block and install it with
> boot0cfg on the MBR of your disk :-)
Oooh, yes indeed, I missed the most crucial step there. No wonder
even a major world building did nothing. Thanks much.
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