Subject: Re: sysinst on mac68k is really bad!
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From: Paul Sander <email@example.com>
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-
>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 netbsd.org 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
>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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