Subject: Re: How to create an install floppy?
To: Luke Mewburn <>
From: Patrick Welche <>
List: current-users
Date: 07/18/2002 17:40:28
On Fri, Jul 19, 2002 at 02:23:54AM +1000, Luke Mewburn wrote:
> bootfloppy-small needs netbsd.INSTALL_SMALL.gz, which is built from
> the INSTALL_SMALL/netbsd kernel that is mdsetimage-ed with the ramdisk
> from ramdisk-small.
> Try something like this:
> 	cd /usr/src/etc
> 	make snap_kern
> 	cd /usr/src/distrib/i386/floppies/ramdisk-small
> 	make
> 	cd ../kernel-ramdisk
> 	make netbsd.INSTALL_SMALL.gz
> 	cd ../bootfloppy-small
> 	make
> This could be cleaned up (especially the snap_kern stuff).  I hope to
> be able to work on this after the 1.6 release.

On a vaguely related note, in src/distrib/acorn32/stand/Makefile there is

   ${MDSETIMAGE} tmp/BtNetBSD/InstKern ${.OBJDIR}/../ramdisk/ramdisk.fs

What is the makefile magic needed to cope with obj dirs? That could end
up as ../../ramdisk/obj.acorn32/ramdisk.fs for example..