Subject: Re: How to build gzboot?
To: Tom Hansen <>
From: Allen Briggs <>
List: port-arm
Date: 09/04/2006 16:20:08
On Sun, Sep 03, 2006 at 05:04:48AM -0500, Tom Hansen wrote:
> How does one go about coaxing to build the gzboot versions of 
> the kernel in
>   /usr/src/sys/arch/evbarm/stand/gzboot
> I've successfully build the kernels for TS7200, but ignored the 
> above directory.
> Does one have to build the entire distribution?
> Or do you have to set the many environment variables required and run 
> Makefile.gzboot manually?  (If so, details would be appreciated!)

I usually have a copy of gzboot built from a distribution build (or a
manual nbmake-evbarm-el or whatever) and just do something like:

$ pwd
$ nbmake-evbarm-el && cat /path/to/gzboot netbsd.bin.gz > /tftpboot/image

...and that does what I need.


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