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Re: NetBSD install experiences

At Wed, 13 May 2020 07:03:41 +0200, Martin Husemann <> wrote:
Subject: Re: NetBSD install experiences
> That means in a very minimal setup where you boot from an UEFI install
> image on USB and you have a target SATA disk that already has some GPT
> partitions you would get devices like:
>  sd0	the USB stick you booted from
>  wd0	the SATA disk
>  dk0	some GPT partition on wd0
>  dk1	another GPT partition on wd0
>  dk2	the EFI boot partition on the USB boot medium
>  dk3	the boot/root partition on the USB boot medium (not offered
> 	by the installer)
> in mostly random order.
> I'm thinking about making that list of potential target devices more like
> a tree so the selection becomes more obvious.

Ah!  Yes, a tree-like view of the devices would be immensely useful!

(especially since by that point getting a look at the dmesg output again
is, well, painful)

					Greg A. Woods <>

Kelowna, BC     +1 250 762-7675           RoboHack <>
Planix, Inc. <>     Avoncote Farms <>

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