Subject: Re: various changes on INSTALL and iso generation
To: None <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: port-amd64
Date: 02/25/2007 23:07:59
On Sun, Feb 25, 2007 at 01:30:22PM -0800, Charlie Root wrote:
> On Sun, 25 Feb 2007, Manuel Bouyer wrote:
> >Open issues:
> >- right now, iso-image isn't disabled in etc/ for i386 and amd64, so
> > images are built twice. The image built from mkisofs aren't bootable any
> > more because of the lack of bootfloppy-big.fs on amd64 now (I though
> > it wasn't worth to keep it for i386, as the idea is to get rid of
> > as much mkisofs usage as possible) (I've manually deleted these from
> > the ftp server above)
> Which iso-image does src/ invoke?  Does it invoke the legacy
> one in .../etc or the new one in .../destrib ?  If it invokes the 
> former, what magic incantation should be used to get the new
> one?

Right now in invokes both, so you get 2 iso images. That's one of the
open issues.

Manuel Bouyer <>
     NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference