Subject: Re: Multia boot
To: Brandon D. Valentine <>
From: Michael L. Hitch <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 11/12/2000 15:48:53
On Sun, 12 Nov 2000, Brandon D. Valentine wrote:

> I've got a Multia with a 2.5" IDE drive which I'd like to run NetBSD on.
> I've gotten 1.5_BETA installed on the drive, but I'm running into
> trouble getting a boot floppy made which will load the OS off the IDE
> drive.  Can somebody with a working Multia tell me how they created
> their bootdisk?  If so, I'll gladly clean it up and make it into an
> FAQ entry.

  I think ou should be able to boot the install floppy with the 'n'
option, and it should ask you for the root device.  When it does, you
should be running as though you had booted from wd0a.

Michael L. Hitch
Computer Consultant
Information Technology Center
Montana State University	Bozeman, MT	USA