Subject: Re: How should I configure NetBSD?
To: David Hopper <>
From: Darren Steven <>
List: amiga
Date: 10/27/1995 09:08:52
At 03:27 AM 26/10/95 -0700, you wrote:
>> On Wed, 25 Oct 1995, John Marohn wrote:
>> > Do I need to keep a ADOS partition so I can update the software?
>> > How do I make it autoboot into NetBSD when I turn it on?
>> I'm a bit curious as to how others handle the amigados kernel situation. 
>> When I do kernel recompiles, sometimes the new kernel is different enough
>> such that cat newkernel >/dev/reload no longer works.  Should I need to
>> format an old style BSD partition to keep both sides consistent? 
>I still don't trust adosfs for writing.  I'm lucky, though, to have a
>second machine on a LAN.  I send the new kernel from NetBSD, then reboot
>the Amiga, FTP the kernel to AmigaDOS, and loadbsd the thing.  I really don't
>know how someone would manage without a second machine, unless 1) adosfs is

I use BFFS on the Amiga Side to copy the Kernel to ADOS from the BSD partition.


Darren Steven

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