Subject: Re: How can I change kernel on boot floppy ?
To: Jaromir Dolecek <>
From: Zdenek Salvet <>
List: current-users
Date: 06/26/1998 12:06:15
> Well, I have a 1.3.2 (i386) system and need temporerily -current boot floppy.
> The most simplier way should be to get 1.3.2 boot floppy and put
> there -current kernel instead of 1.3.2 one. How can I do that ?

It is easier to build your own floppy (without the ramdisk):

disklabel -r -w fd0a floppy3
newfs /dev/rfd0a
/usr/mdec/installboot  -f /usr/mdec/biosboot.sym /dev/rfd0a
mount /dev/fd0a /mnt
cp netbsd /mnt
umount /mnt

Zdenek Salvet                                     
           If God had meant for us to be in the Army,
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