Subject: Re: upgrading a qube2 with netbsd 1.6.1 to 2.0
To: Alex Pelts <>
From: Daniel Ouellet <>
List: port-cobalt
Date: 03/03/2005 18:05:30
Alex Pelts wrote:
> You can always try a patch with -n flag (if I am not mistaking). Patch 
> will tell you if it is already applied.
> I can make 2.0 restore cd the same way as I made 1.6.2 by replacing sets 
> and kernel in 1.6.1 cd. It should get qube to a bootable state and 
> should be faster than doing it by hand.
> The only problem with restore cd that it does not do upgrades but it is 
> nice for bringing empty qube to a running state.
> The beauty of a qube is in the mips processor. It is very low power plus 
> it is hard to hack with stack overflow and similar exploits. Most of 
> them are for x86 architecture. Unfortunately the one in the qube is a 
> bit old. It takes me long time to get anything compiled on it.
> I will look at making 2.0 cd tonight when I get home.

I am sure if you make a working restore CD 2.0, you will have a lots of 
fan thanking you!.

It's been asked for many times over for the RaQ2 for sure.