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Re: Netbooting a machine w/ a disk
On Sat, 28 Feb 2009, Martin Husemann wrote:
For a start you can boot -a the generic kernel, it then will ask for the
root device and you can tell it your disk (wd0a or sd0a).
boot_osflags The flag passed to the secondary bootstrap program, and
the NetBSD kernel:
a (automatic) multi-user mode bootstrap.
n the NetBSD kernel will ask for the root file sys-
tem's device, the kernel core dump device, and the
path to init(8).
DEC machines and Unix-type operating systems have used -a for multiuser
since the DECstations (pmax) if I remember correctly. The amiga uses this
as well, since the person who added in originally had been using an Ultrix
system at the time.
Michael L. Hitch mhitch%montana.edu@localhost
Information Technology Center
Montana State University Bozeman, MT USA
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