Subject: Re: Kernel: make install Question
To: Dennis <email@example.com>
From: Byron Servies <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 06/15/2006 05:55:41
On Jun 15, 2006, at 5:06 AM, Dennis wrote:
> Good afternoon!
> I am trying to get my USB card to work with Netbsd. I used this
> guide: http://www.aironaut.ch/content/view/27/53/ 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 ...
> Thank you already for any reply!
If you are using the bootloader (which is installed by the restore cd
on the ext2 partition), then your netbsd kernel goes on the /
partition. Just do the make install like the instructions say and
you should be fine.