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Re: install over FreeBSD

On Fri, Jun 03, 2011 at 08:31:13PM -0400, Al Zick wrote:
> Hi,
> I want to install NetBSD on a FreeBSD 7 (intel dual-core) system
> without physical access to the server. At one time, I though that
> FreeBSD used the same filesystem as NetBSD. Can someone tell me if
> that is still true or is there away to create a NetBSD filesystem
> from FreeBSD? Also, is there a how to on this kind of install
> somewhere?

Do you have any unpartitioned or spare space on your FreeBSD
system?  If so, I can guide you through a procedure that is
far from simple, but will work.  If not, I think you will need
to find a way to boot from the network or from installation media
to get your install going.


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