Subject: Re: sysinst on mac68k is really bad!
To: None <,>
From: Paul Sander <>
List: port-mac68k
Date: 06/21/2004 14:19:16
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>On Sun, 20 Jun 2004, Paul Sander wrote:

>> I've just spent the bulk of my afternoon fighting with the new installation
>> kernel for NetBSD 1.6.2 on a Centris 650.  I've come across three show-
>> stoppers:

>Sorry to hear that.

>> - When installing from an ISO-9660 CD image, neither of the kernel
>>   install sets can be found because their names exceed the 8.3 limitation.
>>   In my case, the CD is produced using a version of Toast that does not
>>   support the Unix-style long names that the installer seems to expect.

>That sounds really bad. Is it this image,


>or one from another source?

I FTP'ed the mac68k hierarchy from the master site, and mastered
my own CD that also includes a MacOS 7.6 installer and other tools that are
needed to install on a clean machine from scratch.

>> So, back to the old tools I go.  How can I file bug reports for these
>> problems?



>The NetBSD 2.0 (Beta) installer is somewhat improved over 1.6.2, by
>the way. This seems to be the latest snapshot:


That's good to hear.  I'll give it a shot.

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Thanks again,