Subject: Re: Kernel: make install Question
To: Dennis <>
From: Hubert Feyrer <>
List: port-cobalt
Date: 06/15/2006 14:20:15
On Thu, 15 Jun 2006, Dennis wrote:
> I am trying to get my USB card to work with Netbsd. I used this guide: 
> And so far I have no problem, the 
> kernel compiled (make). But know I am little bit confused, because the guide 
> just says to do a make install and reboot, but as far as I know the Qube 
> boots the kernel from the first partition, which must be an ext2. Of courses 
> the partition exists, but it is not mounted:
> qube# df -h
> Filesystem    Size      Used     Avail Capacity  Mounted on
> /dev/wd0a     272G     1.9G      257G     0%    /
> /dev/wd0f     2.0G     1.6M      1.9G     0%    /var
> /dev/wd0g     485M     3.0K      460M     0%    /tmp
> So my question is: Do I need to mount the ext2 partition first or does the 
> make install handels it ...

If you don't know what "make install" does, run "make -n install" and see.
I don't see where the cobalt kernel Makefile comes from right now, but my 
guess is that you have to mount the boot partition manually.

  - Hubert