Subject: Re: various changes on INSTALL and iso generation
To: Frank van der Linden <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: port-amd64
Date: 02/26/2007 12:34:53
On Sun, Feb 25, 2007 at 10:13:19PM +0100, Frank van der Linden wrote:
> Manuel Bouyer wrote:
> >Hi,
> >sorry for the cross-post. Please reply as appropriate to port-amd64/i386
> >for the changes to the INSTALL kernels, or tech-install for anything MI
> >related to iso image generation.
> >
> >On amd64/i386 we've had issue with kernel size first, and need for ACPI
> >enabled kernels for modern hardware where the legacy bios isn't suitable.
> >  
> [...]
> I agree with these changes. Just one remark: if you enable ACPI, also 
> enable ACPI_SCANPCI. The latter shouldn't really be an option anymore, I 
> guess.

OK, I added it to the i386 and amd64 ACPI-enabled kernels, and rebuilt
the sets and isos. The URL I posted contains the updated binaries.

Manuel Bouyer, LIP6, Universite Paris VI. 
     NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference