Subject: Re: NetBSD 1.5.2 CD install over multiple disks
To: None <>
From: Aaron J. Grier <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 12/12/2001 10:35:11
On Wed, Dec 12, 2001 at 08:04:31AM -0500, Eric Ekong wrote:
> SO what would one use then for an initial install of NetBSD?

boot to a shell (CD, floppy, netboot, tape)

disklabel (for each drive, don't forget bootblocks on boot device)
newfs (for each partition)
lather, rinse, and repeat for all disks

mount all partitions

extract the NetBSD sets with pax or tar

you can go ahead and configure rc.conf and fstab on the new /etc if you
like, or put it off until the next reboot.  (you'll get thrown into
single-user mode if you don't do this.)

once you've got one NetBSD machine set up, it's easy to infect^Winstall

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