Subject: Re: Missing pxe boot file in -current and 4.0 snapshot
To: Emmanuel Kasper <>
From: David Laight <>
List: current-users
Date: 04/03/2007 07:52:28
On Tue, Apr 03, 2007 at 03:16:32AM +0200, Emmanuel Kasper wrote:
> Hello
> I am installing  NetBSD 4.0 on a soekris box.
> According to
> there should
> be a /usr/mdec/pxeboot_ia32_com0.bin file for pxe netbooting with output
> redirected on a serial console.

You can create it using (IIRC):
    cp pxeboot_ia32.bin pxeboot_ia32_com0.bin
    installboot -e -oconssole=com0 -ospeed=0 pxeboot_ia32_com0.bin
'speed=0' uses the baud rate set by the bios, which is almost certainly
what you want.


David Laight: