Subject: Re: How can I change kernel on boot floppy ?
To: Jaromir Dolecek <>
From: Chris Jones <>
List: current-users
Date: 06/26/1998 10:04:12
On Fri, 26 Jun 1998, Jaromir Dolecek wrote:

> 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 ?

I've always done this:

vnconfig -c vnd0 boot.fs
mount /dev/vnd0a /mnt
gzip -c < netbsd > /mnt/netbsd.gz
umount /mnt
vnconfig -u vnd0

...but there may be a slew of better methods.


Chris Jones                                 
           Mad scientist at large           
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