in message <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>,
wrote Giorgos Keramidas thusly...
> On 2006-05-01 02:05, Parv <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> > Eric Anderson wrote:
> > >This thread:
> > >
> >
> > 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.

  - Parv


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