Subject: Re: Booting alternative kernels from old SRM
To: Mark Ter Morshuizen <>
From: Michael L. Hitch <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 01/25/2006 14:46:43
On Wed, 25 Jan 2006, Mark Ter Morshuizen wrote:

> Can anyone tell me of a clever way to boot a kernel other than "netbsd" off of
> old SRM (without os_boot_file or whatever the variable is called)?
> At the moment I'm forced to boot off CD if anything goes pear shaped during a
> kernel upgrade.

>>>boot -file onetbsd

Real old SRMs may require putting the filename in quotes:

>>>boot -file "netbsd.old"

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