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Re: [Fwd: NSLU2 builds and boots, but seems to disappear when running /sbin/init]

On Thursday 24 January 2008 23:53:22 Donald T Hayford wrote:
> rtos wrote:
>> IMHO, for linux users that want ffs rootfs, there is an easier way to
>> install the slug. No need for NFS or another NetBSD machine. 
>> 1) Build the entire NSLU2 distribution including the installation
>> kernel. (I had to add NSLU2 to the list of armeb targets in some
>> makefiles IIRC)
>> 2) Copy the distribution sets to a partition on your usb disk.
>> 3) Boot the installation kernel and follow the instructions.

> Thanks for the reply.  I'm interested in trying this, but don't
> exactly understand how to do it.

That procedure will work for some ports but not for NSLU2. Right now, 
the only way you can get a usable userland onto disk is to get the 
NSLU2 working over NFS first, then extract the install sets onto the 
disk from there.

Cheers, Steve

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