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Re: install help - mounting external firewire cd-rom drive

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Glen Henshaw  <> wrote:
>I'm trying to save an ancient Apple iBook by install NetBSD 5.0.1 on
>it. Unfortunately the machine does not have a working floppy or CD
>drive, so my best option seems to be to install from an external
>FireWire CD-ROM drive I have. I can get the installer to run from this
>drive, but I stall at the point where the installer asks where to get
>the install sets. I can't figure out which device the external
>firewire drive is. It isn't cd0, cd1, cd2, sd0, sd1, or sd2, or any
>other reasonable entry in /dev I can think of. I've even aborted out
>of the installer and looked at /dev to see if I could figure it out,
>but I can't. Can anyone help?

IMHO the easiest solution is to configure the network and ftp them in manually.
then you can just:
cd / && for i in *.tgz; do tar -xpzf $i; done


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