Subject: Re: What the heck is tooldir.NetBSD-2.0.2-sparc?
To: None <>
From: Christos Zoulas <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 10/13/2005 16:11:32
In article <>,
Stephen T Albright  <> wrote:
>Sorry for the double post, but I was not sure if this is a port-sparc 
>question or just a dumb newbie question for the users list.
>I am a new to NetBSD, although I do have a little experience with other 
>*NIXs.  So, here  is my sorry question:
>I have just built my first SS20 with two internal SCSI drives and an 
>external drive on 2.0.  The installation only allowed for the setup of one 
>drive (at least as far as I can tell).  So, once I booting I tried to run 
>fdisk to set up the other two drives and I could not find it (tried which, 
>whereis, and find, and it does not seem to be anywhere).  I ftp'ed and 
>extracted the 2.0.2 src sets and found fdisk in /usr/src/sbin/fdisk, but I 
>needed to make fdisk.  I issued the make command and almost immediately 
>make: exec(/usr/src/tooldir.NetBSD-2.0.2-sparc/bin/nbmakeinfo) failed (No 
>such file or directory)
>I cannot seem to find anything on this  tooldir.NetBSD-2.0.2-sparc or how 
>to install it.  Any thoughts?

if you use in /usr/src then it will get created. Otherwise
"make USETOOLS=no" will work too.

>Also, I am a little curious about fdisk in the first place.  Should it be 
>available after a fresh installation from a burned 2.0 CD?  What about 
>from an FTP installation?

The sparc does not have mbr, so it is not compiled by default.