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Re: Trouble installing NetBSD 9.0 amd64
On Mon, May 18, 2020 at 02:35:02AM +0000, Ahi Brown wrote:
> I am having trouble trying to install NetBSD 9.0 amd64 on a old ASUS S200E Laptop (2012). I used to play around a bit with NetBSD during the BIOS days but ever since 2013 when the UEFI laptops have been released I am having trouble getting it installed or running.
> I am using 3 websites to try to get it installed and running they are:
When did you look there?
It has a section at the top called
Installing NetBSD 9.0 or newer on a x86 system with UEFI
that tells you *not* to do anything special and some screen shots of
the first part of the process.
> First of NetBSD 9.0 can boot of the USB stick successfully. Once I
> get to sysint I drop into /bin/sh then I follwed
> https://wiki.netbsd.org/Installation_on_UEFI_systems/ created a /dev/dk
> wedge and went back into the install pointed to that partion and it
> managed to install. But it must not have installed the boot properly
> because on reboot it hung and I had to use the USB stick to boot.
Do not drop to the shell, just select "Install" and follow the installer.
If that does not get you a system bootable from your hard disk, we need
to look closer at what went wrong.
If you still have it installed that way and can boot from USB stick but
not from hard disk, we can also try to figure out what is wrong and help
you manually fix it - but you need to give more details about the failure
mode first: what goes wrong if you try to boot from hard disk.
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