Subject: Re: i386 from 1.4.2 to -current - how?
To: Jukka Marin <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Brett Lymn <email@example.com>
Date: 05/26/2000 20:36:49
According to Jukka Marin:
>I'd like to start running -current on an i386 box for various reasons.
>The box has 1.4.2 now, no floppy drive. Can I just copy a -current
>kernel there (where do I get one - is there a recent snapshot somewhere?)
>and then untar the tarballs or is it more complicated this time because
>of the ELF thing?
If you do not have any 3rd party a.out stuff to run (or you are
willing to recompile everything again) then that would do the job.
You may want to check out
<http://www.netbsd.org/Documentation/elf.html> beforehand though.
Brett Lymn, Computer Systems Administrator, BAE SYSTEMS