Subject: Re: NOTICE: i386 port switched to ELF binary format
To: Frank van der Linden <>
From: None <>
List: current-users
Date: 07/05/1999 20:56:08
>Short upgrade procedure:
>	* Get the snapshot.
>	* Make sure that you have recent bootblocks, ones that will be
>	  able to load ELF binaries. To make sure of this, you can:
>		- cd /usr/src/sys/arch/i386/stand/biosboot
>		- make && make install
>		- /usr/mdec/installboot /usr/mdec/biosboot.sym <your_root_part>
>		  (<your_root_part will probably be /dev/rwd0a or /dev/rsd0a)

	Sorry for rather stupid question, but I believe this may ease
	people's path.
	When was the support for ELF binary imporated?
	Is it correct that bootblocks from NetBSD 1.4 is recent enough?