Subject: Re: NetBSD on Jensen, restarting..
To: Kevin P. Neal <>
From: Wilko Bulte <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 10/15/1997 19:22:51
As Kevin P. Neal wrote...
> At 06:49 PM 10/14/97 +0100, Wilko Bulte wrote:
> >As Ross Harvey wrote...
> >> 
> >> Get the platform working with existing netboot code first. Only when
> >> everything is working diskless should you screw around with a new driver.
> >
> >Maybe I'm missing your point: this would mean that I need to get a DE422
> >(that's what the Jensen has) driver working. 
> >
> >I currently have D-Unix on the first disk, NetBSD 1.2 on the second.
> >I can use D-Unix to drop test kernels, generated by the Multia, onto
> >the Jensen's NetBSD disk. 
> Be very careful.
> The filesystems used by NetBSD and DU are almost the same.
> Almost.
> A virgin install of DU is readable by NetBSD, but an install that has seen
> some use wasn't readable by NetBSD.
> I don't know exactly how this works.

Me neither, but I'm running D-Unix to drop netbsd kernels on a different
physical NetBSD disk/filesystem. So, I'm not attempting to r/w D-Unix
FS with a running NetBSD system.

This has for now proven to work without hitches

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