Subject: Re: NetBSD 2.0 RC4 isos for download (was: Re: newbie with pkgsrc)
To: Timo =?ISO-8859-1?Q?Sch=F6ler?= <email@example.com>
From: Zafer Aydogan <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 10/21/2004 16:16:46
You can download RC4 iso's from here:
> >>> How do I go about "upgrading" from 1.6.2 to 2.0_RC4 and the
> >>> pkgsrc-2004Q3 branch ? Or can I get ISO images for 2.0_RC4 from
> >>> somewhere ?
> >> take a look at ftp://releng.netbsd.org -- but as i tried it just
> >> seconds ago it was not reachable?!
> >> alternatively, you can check out CVS: 'cvs co -r netbsd-2-0-RC4 -PA
> >> src'
> > Oh, and by the way, that was a 'No, we don't offer ISO images of the
> > 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
> > source and did the make an ISO image thing for Sparc64, and it was
> > well received by a number of people happy to have it. I'm surprised
> > that this simple convenience is STILL BEING IGNORED by the NetBSD
> > release team.
> i just put my DVD-RAM with my iso's into my G4 and am right now pumping
> up a few to my webserver...
> these are iso-images for hardware of customers, friends or mine -- so
> they are (partly) optimized to a certain architecture (via CFLAGS).
> the images:
> -current-macppc-nox-optimized-20041005.iso (-current from 5th oct 2004,
> 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
> please feel free to get this into torrent -- unfortunately, i do not
> have that much time now... :(
> mit vorzüglichster Hochachtung/best regards,
> Timo Schöler
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