Subject: Re: Installing without floppies
To: Jared D. McNeill <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Todd Vierling <email@example.com>
Date: 12/27/2000 21:31:44
On Wed, 27 Dec 2000, Jared D. McNeill wrote:
: > You don't want a .fs if you will be using dosboot and want to do an install.
: > Instead, you want .../NetBSD-1.5/binary/kernel/netbsd.INSTALL.gz (a kernel
: > with the ramdisk embedded). The .fs are for real floppy media booting.
: Just out of curiousity, what happens after the kernel is loaded -- doesn't
: it need to load the root filesystem from somewhere?
Ramdisk. It's in RAM.
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