Subject: Re: HELP ON 1.3 BOOT (fwd)
To: Bill Studenmund <email@example.com>
From: Curt Sampson <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 11/17/1997 12:00:23
On Mon, 17 Nov 1997, Bill Studenmund wrote:
> Just as a refresher, this question came up on the mac68k list. We do not,
> at present, use a NetBSD install program.
> How will such a program get on the computer, if it's not in the tar files?
I don't know. Surely you're not going to propose putting the MD
mac install program into the MI 68k tarfiles, are you?
> The standard mac68k instalation procedure is to use the installer utility
> to untar the distribution onto the new root filesystem, boot the computer
> to single-user, and then configure things away.
Maybe you need to create a separate tarfile in the distribution
that has the MAC-specific install utilities on it. Or just put
enough information in the INSTALL readme file so that folks know
how to do the install.
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