Subject: Re: netbsd install and external cd drive
To: Matthew Cordes <>
From: Andrew Gillham <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 01/04/2001 12:02:11
Matthew Cordes writes:
> Hello all, 
> How do I determine my cdrom's device name during the netbsd
> install?  I am asked where I want to install from, I choose cd, 
> then I'm prompted to specify the device.  cd0 is default and does 
> not work, I assume because cd0 refers to the machine's internal
> cd drive, but I'm installing from an external scsi cdr drive. In the 
> bios it is referred to as 'dkb200', any idea what I tell the installer?

It should be 'cd1' so something like /dev/cd1a for the device should