Subject: NetBSD 2.0 RC4 isos for download (was: Re: newbie with pkgsrc)
To: George Adkins <>
From: =?ISO-8859-1?Q?Timo_Sch=F6ler?= <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 10/21/2004 15:53:14
>>> How do I go about "upgrading" from 1.6.2 to 2.0_RC4 and the=20
>>> pkgsrc-2004Q3 branch ?   Or can I get ISO images for 2.0_RC4 from=20
>>> somewhere ?
>> take a look at -- but as i tried it just=20
>> seconds ago it was not reachable?!
>> alternatively, you can check out CVS: 'cvs co -r netbsd-2-0-RC4 -PA=20=

>> src'
> Oh, and by the way, that was a 'No, we don't offer ISO images of the=20=

> RC versions anywhere'
> this is one thing that I've asked about before and gotten either
> a. nothing
> b. told to do something else instead.
> back during RC1, I actually went ahead and built the entire bit from=20=

> source and did the make an ISO image thing for Sparc64, and it was=20
> well received by a number of people happy to have it.  I'm surprised=20=

> that this simple convenience is STILL BEING IGNORED by the NetBSD=20
> release team.


i just put my DVD-RAM with my iso's into my G4 and am right now pumping=20=

up a few to my webserver...

these are iso-images for hardware of customers, friends or mine -- so=20
they are (partly) optimized to a certain architecture (via CFLAGS).

the images:

-current-macppc-nox-optimized-20041005.iso (-current from 5th oct 2004,=20=

optimized for G4/7400, no X)

2.0RC4-amiga-68060opt-withX.iso (Amiga w/68060 CPU, with X)

2.0RC4-amiga68040opt-withX.iso (dito for 68040)

2.0RC4-i386-P2mmxopt-withx.iso (for Pentium II machines, with X)

2.0RC4-i386-nox-p2mmx_optimized.iso (dito w/o X)

sparc and sparc64 just building (hope they go thru).

as soon as the images are on the server, you'll get the URLs (sometime=20=


please feel free to get this into torrent -- unfortunately, i do not=20
have that much time now... :(


mit vorz=FCglichster Hochachtung/best regards,

Timo Sch=F6ler
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