Subject: Re: INSTALL.* for amd64 ?
To: Dieter <>
From: Joel CARNAT <>
List: port-amd64
Date: 08/25/2005 09:47:38
Dans l'épisode précédent (Wed, Aug 24 2005 - 19:58), Dieter nous apprenait que :
> Trying to install 2.0.2 on an AMD64.
> Where are the INSTALL.* files for AMD64 hiding?
> I can find
> and siblings, but
> only has the binary and installation directories, no INSTALL.* files.
> In
> What is the difference between boot-com[12].fs and boot[12].fs ?
> If the firmware is set to use a rs232 console, will the NetBSD kernel
> also use a rs232 console?  Will it use the same baud rate, parity, and
> such as the firmware?

don't know about "the firmware", but I used the serial console on an old
gateway workstation. during install process, when it asks if you want to
use "BIOS console" or "Serial console", choose 'serial', set the 'baud
rate' and you'll get the bootloader, kernel output and login on the
serial console.

> Or is it going to try and use the video regardless?  If so, how
> does one tell it what resolution one's monitor supports?
> (640x480 is not supported)

you can still use the video card later.

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