Subject: Re: How to create an install floppy?
To: Julio Merino <>
From: Brian A. Seklecki <>
List: current-users
Date: 07/15/2002 12:15:56
On Mon, 15 Jul 2002 @ 3:13pm (+0200), Julio Merino wrote:

JM> Hello
JM> I need to use boot-small.fs to be able to install NetBSD on a 386sx
JM> 20mhz 8mb ram. (no, boot1/2.fs won't work).
JM> The thing is that I want to do a network install, but the card is not
JM> properly recognized by the kernel (wrong IRQ). I need to change the ne
JM> interface to 0x300 irq 5. I also need to install serial bootblocks to
JM> the floppy disk, to install trough a serial console.
JM> The problem is that I do not know how to create these floppies. I'm
JM> looking in distrib/i386/floppies/bootfloppy-small, and I try "make",
JM> but I get:
JM> $ make
JM> make: don't know how to make /usr/src/distrib/i386/floppies/kernel-ramdisk/netbsd.INSTALL_SMALL.gz. Stop

Should be able to edit:


...then do a with the "-u" flag.


JM> make: stopped in /usr/src/distrib/i386/floppies/bootfloppy-small
JM> What else do I need to do to create the floppy properly? (I'll edit the
JM> Makefile to work as I want when I get this working).
JM> BTW, I tried the installation until the sets point, but it fails. When
JM> running the disklabel, it bits in openpty()...
JM> Any idea? Thanks!
JM> --
JM> HispaBSD admin -
JM> Julio Merino <>

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