Hi, Le 03/12/2011 02:30, helix84 a écrit : > First, I dd'd (wow, that's a nice verb, first time I used it) the raw > image in an unformatted partition and added a chainloader entry to > GRUB. After reboot I got surprised by "superblock not found" from > GRUB. Luckily, search turned up this wonderful informational article: > https://www.haiku-os.org/blog/mmlr/2009-02-08/makebootable_what_and_why_and_how_do_it_manually > So after running makebootable from Linux, I was finally able to boot > Haiku. Later I was surprised again when I tried to boot the same raw > partition from VirtualBox via a vmdk disk descriptor like I used to. > But I quickly realized that the offset written by makebootable was > from the start of the physical disk, while the vmdk contains only this > one partition so the offset is from start of the partition. > Understadable, though a bit inconvenient if I want to switch between > bare metal and virtualized environment where all drivers work fine. IIRC you can set the vmdk to have the partition at the same offset in a larger disk so it fits. > When I first started Haiku on bare metal (a Fujitsu-Siemens Lifebook > E8310), the keyboard didn't work. I tried to look for some > compatibility option in BIOS concerning keyboard, but there is none. > Then I tried recovery mode and keyboard worked. I was trying to > pinpoint exactly which recovery option helps, but it turned out none > was necessary! It's sufficient to press Shift to bring up the Haiku > boot menu and then proceed booting normally. Keyboard will then work > in Haiku itself. If someone can explain why this is so, maybe he can > also fix it. You'll want to check for existing tickets on http://dev.haiku-os.org/ or create one... > > A second problem I noticed is that when I restart Haiku, which invokes > warm boot, this notebook hangs at the BIOS screen after POST, shortly > before handing off control to MBR. When I press Ctrl-Alt-Del at this > stage, the same thing happens. I have to power it off, then it boots > normally. The system also boots normally after a Power off from Haiku > (as opposed to Restart). Again, check for existing ticket. > Next I'm going to investigate if Haiku supports WPA2/AES with hidden SSID. WPA2 support is possible if you install wpa_supplicant but it's not finished yet. François.