Subject: Re: Is there any other way to install besides boot floppies?
To: None <current-users@NetBSD.org>
From: Peter Seebach <email@example.com>
Date: 11/09/2004 01:56:29
In message <Pine.NEB.firstname.lastname@example.org>, Hisashi T Fujinaka
>Is there doc on how to install using CD's? I even broke down and put
>dban (Darik's boot and nuke, the size of a floppy disk) onto CD to wipe
>out the HD. I'm willing to burn as many CD's as I need as long as I
>don't have to keep trying the frigging floppies.
I don't know of any formal documentation, but:
# mkdir install
# cp bootfloppy-big.fs install
# mkisofs -R -o install.iso -b bootfloppy-big.fs -c boot.catalog install
# cdrecord (mumble) -data install.iso
should work on nearly every i386 in the world.