Subject: Re: no pxeboot com0 file? Re: no amd64 in (any) binary HEAD?
To: None <>
From: David Laight <>
List: current-users
Date: 06/24/2006 08:26:09
On Fri, Jun 23, 2006 at 07:11:51PM -0400, George Georgalis wrote:
> >You should be able to pxe boot the install kernel.
> I only have a 3.0 i386 install....
> could anyone with the newer installboot (supports -e)
> please run this on the 3.0 amd64 install kernel
> (pub/NetBSD/NetBSD-3.0/amd64/binary/kernel/netbsd-INSTALL.gz)
> installboot -e -mamd64 -o console=com1,speed=115200 netbsd-INSTALL
> and email me the result?

Now you are confused :-)
The boot parameters are saved in the boot code, not the kernel.

If you have a amd64 pxeboot_ia32.bin that has the parameter block at the
front, an i386 installboot will modify it (or build the i386/amd64 tools).


David Laight: