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Re: INSTALL kernel [Re: CVS commit: src/distrib]

On Mon, Nov 24, 2008 at 10:36:26PM +0000, Dennis den Brok wrote:
> Manuel Bouyer <bouyer%antioche.eu.org@localhost> schrieb:
> > Another side effect of this change is that it makes it impossible to load
> > via tftp a standalone kernel for install/rescue (i.e.
> > you need a NFS server along with the tftp server). the INSTALL_FLOPPY
> > is not suitable for this because it lacks drivers for the most recent
> > ethernet and disk adapters.
> >
> While I agree it's not convenient,

It's *really* not convenient

> it is, AFAICT, still possible to load
> all necessary modules from the boot loader prompt before booting into a
> specific kernel.

No, we don't have miniroot.kmod any more ...

Manuel Bouyer <bouyer%antioche.eu.org@localhost>
     NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference

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