Subject: Re: harddisc preparation for netwinder
To: , <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Matt Thomas <email@example.com>
Date: 06/26/2002 09:12:48
At 08:12 AM 6/26/2002, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
>I want to install NetBSD on my netwinder.
>I already have another ARM-based NetBSD system up and running.
>Is it sufficient to put a new harddisc in my Shark, disklabel and newfs it
>unpack the netwinder snapshot on it and move it afterwards in my netwinder
Well, if you install the partition tables, add EXT2FS and
NetBSD MBR partition, and ...
>Or: do I need an ext2fs boot partition for the netwinder?
You will need ext2fs boot parition since the netwinder rom
doesn't know about UFS.
>Are there any other problems associated with this way of installation?
To tell you the truth, I've only booted over the network so far.
Matt Thomas Internet: email@example.com
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