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Re: Booting a NetBSD installer from pxelinux
On Fri, May 25, 2012 at 08:47:21AM +0100, Roger Pau Monné wrote:
> > I've not tried 'consdev comx', but installboot -e does work for me.
> > I've found that on some systems the BIOS doesn't properly export com
> > parameters, and installboot also needs the I/O port and speed ...
> My main problem is that I would like to realize the install from the
> serial port, but since "consdev comx" doesn't seem to work I don't
> know what other options I have.
You can installboot -e (on a NetBSD box, e.g:
installboot -e -o console=com0,speed=9600,ioaddr=0x3f8 netbsdpxe.0) the
NetBSD PXE boot loader to set the console parameters.
This way it will automatically start on the serial port, you don't need
to type 'consdev comx'.
Manuel Bouyer <bouyer%antioche.eu.org@localhost>
NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference
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