Subject: Re: difficulty booting to install on amiga 3000
To: amiga <amiga@NetBSD.ORG>
Date: 11/07/1995 13:31:10
Rob Leland <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> When you setup your harddrive under Amiga OS for UNIX
> What file types did you give your root sould be 0x4....
if by "file types" is meant INSTALL's "dostypes" is meant
hdtoolbox's "Identifier" field, i've set them to
> Under 1.0 I believe it spelled out BSDA, BSDB etc...
uh, "BSDA" for what, Partition Device Name? i called
them bsd-local, bsd-usr, bsd-swap, and bsd-root.
> Use whatever the INSTALL directions tell you.
it didn't mention any BSDA, BSDB...
> When I was talking about symlinks I was referring to NetBSD symlinks.
oh heavens, i'm a long way from trying to run it from a netbsd partition :)
BTW: the problem is probably something to do with my Quantum;
i discovered this morning i could boot if i disconnected it.
so i guess now i have to find the FAQ...
while we're on about partitions - is there any particular physical
order recommended? i've got root, swap, usr, and local in that order
from the high cylinders downward. is that good? maybe swap between
usr and local? i mean, now's the time for me to change it...
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