Subject: Re: install 1.5 from local hd
To: Justin Heath <>
From: Alex van Denzel <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 01/24/2001 23:48:30
Justin Heath wrote:
> I have a sparcstation 5 without any removable media devices. I would
> like to upgrade from 1.4.2 to 1.5. I understand I can put the sets on a
> local drive and install them. The question though is how?
> Is there a binary of sysinst that I can run while booted into 1.4.2 if
> so I cannot seem to find it (location on the ftp srver would be nice).
> The other tought was to download miniroot.fs and boot to it but I am not
> sure how to do that. Any suggestions would be appreciated. TIA.
> --Justin Heath

Network-boot the system from another machine (if that is possible). It
works with sun-3 machines.


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