Subject: Re: NetBSD 3.0 restore CD
To: Daniel Ouellet <>
From: Claudio Leiva S <>
List: port-cobalt
Date: 01/03/2006 13:00:16

I just finish with the download, I put the files on.

 Please post in the group.


 Claudio Leiva S.
 Las Vegas, Nevada.
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> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Rowdy" <>
> To: <>; <>
> Cc: <>
> Sent: Tuesday, January 03, 2006 2:05 AM
> Subject: NetBSD 3.0 restore CD
>> Claudio/Jeremy,
>> You have both kindly offered to host the 3.0 restore CD, and I am pleased 
>> to say that, with Daniel's help in testing and hosting, the file is now 
>> available.
>> It took just over 3 hours for Daniel to grab it from my server, but he is 
>> now hosting it at the following sites, and you should be able to grab a 
>> copy much faster from one of those:
>> Daniel has identified a possible rare RAIDframe issue that was present in 
>> the 2.0 restore CD, but affects a minority of users, and also reported 
>> that on at least some of his Raqs after install and after reboot they 
>> were unable to grab an IP address from DHCP, and the LCD showed "Unknown 
>> Host" and "[]", requiring login via the serial port to complete 
>> the installation.  I did not have that problem with my Qube 2.  He has 
>> also reported that paneld still occupies an inordinate amount of CPU 
>> resource - the historical recommendation to disable it still stands.
>> The file is a .tgz containing the ISO, a MD5, a readme, and the GENERIC 
>> and INSTALL kernel config files.  I compiled the boot loader from the 3.0 
>> sources, and everything else, including kernels, comes straight from the 
>> official NetBSD 3.0 release.
>> If it is still ok, could you both grab a copy of the file, put it on your 
>> servers, and let me know the address where they are, then I will post an 
>> announcement to the newsgroup.
>> Thankyou again for you help, suggestions and hosting offers.
>> Rowdy