Subject: Re: Kernel: make install Question
To: Dennis <>
From: Byron Servies <>
List: port-cobalt
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: 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.