Subject: Re: problems with NetBSD2.0 AMD64 install
To: Yori Kamphuis <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: 'James Chacon' <jmc@NetBSD.org>
Date: 12/22/2004 15:24:24
On Wed, Dec 22, 2004 at 11:19:17PM +0200, Yori Kamphuis wrote:
> No, I haven't tried it. Where did you get it; do you have the link?
(it's been there since release)
Now...why the i386 one won't boot for you I don't know as I thought the
amd64's would do 32bit just fine also.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: James Chacon [mailto:jmc@NetBSD.org]
> Sent: woensdag 22 december 2004 23:19
> To: Wouter Schoot
> Cc: Yori Kamphuis; port-amd64@NetBSD.org; netbsd-help@NetBSD.org
> Subject: Re: problems with NetBSD2.0 AMD64 install
> On Wed, Dec 22, 2004 at 09:45:40PM +0100, Wouter Schoot wrote:
> > James Chacon wrote:
> > >TNF's is most certainly bootable on the test amd64 box I tried it on.
> > >What is different w. the iso you generated?
> > As quoted from ftp://ftp.netbsd.org/pub/NetBSD/iso/2.0/README
> > "2 iso's have multiple arch's on them and can boot as directed above for
> > specific
> > ports:
> > multi-cd1.iso - i386 macppc sparc sparc64
> > multi-cd2.iso - alpha amiga mac68k next68k cobalt hpcmips pmax vax"
> > No amd64. And I tried the iso and it didn't boot. That's why I made my
> > own. It was TNF's decision not to make it bootable and the iso on the
> > FTP server seems not updated sinds December 6th so it would be weird
> > that it boots for you? Anyhow, I've seen more users not having it boot,
> > but if it boots for you, TNF should look into it I guess :)
> There is a specific amd64.iso that should be bootable on amd64 systems.
> That's the one I was referring to. Have you tried it?