Subject: Re: Booting alternative kernels from old SRM
To: Mark Ter Morshuizen <email@example.com>
From: Michael L. Hitch <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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 email@example.com
Information Technology Center
Montana State University Bozeman, MT USA