Subject: Re: bootstrap?
To: None <JamesB@werple.mira.net.au>
From: Darren Reed <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 01/10/1995 16:35:05
> Hi Michael,
> > Someone mentioned a while back on current-users that the Amiga port
> > can't bootstrap itself. Why is this?
> This just means that the AMiga boots into ADOS first.
> If you made a floppy with the only file on it s:startup-sequence
> (+ necessary libs) which contains "loadbsd -a :netbsd" then
> it wouldn't be far from autobooting.
I've seen many demo's takeover the amiga using custom bootblocks (as
well as many commercial games). Why isn't this done ?
Also, what about the Amiga 1000 where you could write a custom kickstart ?