Subject: Re: no pxeboot com0 file? Re: no amd64 in (any) binary HEAD?
To: None <>
From: David Young <>
List: current-users
Date: 06/20/2006 17:49:40
On Tue, Jun 20, 2006 at 06:42:27PM -0400, George Georgalis wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 20, 2006 at 06:22:26PM -0400, George Georgalis wrote:
> >I noticed amd64 is missing from all the binary
> >snapshots from HEAD,
> >...definitely could use it.
> >
> >I do have a copy of 200605280000Z/amd64/binary/sets/
> however my base.tgz does not contain 
> ./usr/mdec/pxeboot_ia32_com0.bin
> and I notice 
> 200606080000Z/i386/binary/sets/base.tgz
> does not contain pxeboot_ia32_com0.bin either.
> Is there another way to PXE boot to serial console?
> Do I need to build world to get a pxeboot com0 file?
> How can I tell if HEAD binary sets are incomplete?

I believe installboot(8) has changed, with the intent that we use it to
change pxeboot parameters from defaults to com0, etc.


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