Subject: Re: How to create an install floppy?
To: Julio Merino <email@example.com>
From: Luke Mewburn <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 07/19/2002 02:23:54
On Mon, Jul 15, 2002 at 03:13:18PM +0200, Julio Merino wrote:
| I need to use boot-small.fs to be able to install NetBSD on a 386sx
| 20mhz 8mb ram. (no, boot1/2.fs won't work).
| The thing is that I want to do a network install, but the card is not
| properly recognized by the kernel (wrong IRQ). I need to change the ne
| interface to 0x300 irq 5. I also need to install serial bootblocks to
| the floppy disk, to install trough a serial console.
| The problem is that I do not know how to create these floppies. I'm
| looking in distrib/i386/floppies/bootfloppy-small, and I try "make",
| but I get:
| $ make
| make: don't know how to make /usr/src/distrib/i386/floppies/kernel-ramdisk/netbsd.INSTALL_SMALL.gz. Stop
| make: stopped in /usr/src/distrib/i386/floppies/bootfloppy-small
| What else do I need to do to create the floppy properly? (I'll edit the
| Makefile to work as I want when I get this working).
bootfloppy-small needs netbsd.INSTALL_SMALL.gz, which is built from
the INSTALL_SMALL/netbsd kernel that is mdsetimage-ed with the ramdisk
Try something like this:
This could be cleaned up (especially the snap_kern stuff). I hope to
be able to work on this after the 1.6 release.
| BTW, I tried the installation until the sets point, but it fails. When
| running the disklabel, it bits in openpty()...
No idea on this.
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