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Re: misc/45155: there are no usb-stick installer images
The following reply was made to PR misc/45155; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: jnemeth%victoria.tc.ca@localhost (John Nemeth)
To: gnats-bugs%NetBSD.org@localhost, misc-bug-people%NetBSD.org@localhost,
Subject: Re: misc/45155: there are no usb-stick installer images
Date: Sun, 17 Jul 2011 16:32:20 -0700
On Nov 2, 11:37am, David Holland wrote:
} The following reply was made to PR misc/45155; it has been noted by GNATS.
} From: David Holland <dholland-bugs%netbsd.org@localhost>
} To: gnats-bugs%NetBSD.org@localhost
} Date: Sun, 17 Jul 2011 23:27:59 +0000
} On Sun, Jul 17, 2011 at 07:45:02PM +0000, Martin Husemann wrote:
} >> At least ports for which ~modern hardware exists (i386, amd64,
} >> sparc64, ...) should provide install images for usb sticks, since this
} > I'm not aware of any sparc64 firmware version able to boot those - if
} > anyone knows of such machine/device combinations, please mail me
} Really? I thought there were relatively recent sparc64 models :-)
} anyway, I stand corrected. If booting from USB is really x86-only the
} category should be changed accordingly.
Perhaps so, but we don't support any remotely recent sparc64 models.
}-- End of excerpt from David Holland
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