Subject: Re: NetBSD on Aminet?
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From: Gail C. Sanders <Sanders@wizard.Nashua.NH.US>
Date: 01/19/1995 01:37:28
> From: decvax!mango.mnemonics.com!ccobb
> Subject: Re: NetBSD on Aminet?
> I am in the process of preparing a NetBSD distribution kit for my
> Amiga users group. I have chopped the files up a little differently
> so that they can fit on 720K or 1.44M floppies. It takes 24 or 12
> floppies, respectively, to hold the 1.0 binary distribution. I am also
> adding a supplementary readme file which adds my experience of getting
> NetBSD installed and running (I had quite a number of things go wrong)
> and corrects some aspects of the INSTALL file (e.g., boot.fs is now
> I thought that this package might be better for Aminet that in its
> current form. I also felt that Aminet would be a good place for
> *releases* of NetBSD and for Amiga-specific contributions but not
> necessarily as a full distribution/mirroring site. Comments?
I think NetBSD should be available on Aminet (including the CD). I've
been interested in installing it, but have as yet been unable to determine
where (if anywhere) the "good, current, complete kit can be had. This is
compounded by the fact that I currently only have dialup UUCP access and
downloads have to be done through ftpmail (which can be quite a pain).
Having NetBSD available on CD would make life SO much nicer...
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