Subject: Re: Installation over a serial line
To: Andrew Gillham <email@example.com>
From: Jared D. McNeill <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 07/06/2000 01:55:12
I bumped it up to 38400, but the ftp sessions are _still_ stalling
constantly. At least it's going a bit faster now (3.3KB/s or so when it's
actually working). I'm just glad ftp supports reget...
On Thu, 6 Jul 2000, Andrew Gillham wrote:
> Date: Thu, 6 Jul 2000 00:47:37 -0400 (EDT)
> From: Andrew Gillham <email@example.com>
> To: Jared D. McNeill <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Cc: Brian Stark <email@example.com>, firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: Re: Installation over a serial line
> Jared D. McNeill writes:
> > The installer (for 1.5_ALPHA anyway) says that it can't detect an ethernet
> > card if I choose to do an ftp install after bringing up the sl0
> Well this is a bug IMHO. It should either work or be disabled completely.
> > device. I'm currently installing it by hand (at a whopping 0.82KB/s,
> > thankyouverymuch 9600 baud). What needs to be done after all the disk sets
> > are untarred other than MAKEDEV?
> Hmm, couldn't get at least 57600? Anyway, you will usually want to edit
> /etc/rc.conf. You can put all of your changes in /etc/rc.local.conf and
> not have to continously change /etc/rc.conf if you track -current.
> Just create /etc/rc.local.conf with something like this:
> There are plenty of other little "tweaks" that you might want to do, but
> at least you should be able to go multiuser and login. Oh, and I'm
> assuming that /etc/fstab got created when you partitioned/labeled the
> disk. If you're installing manually you probably figured this out already.
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