Subject: Re: Firewire
To: Anthony Nemitz <>
From: Michael Wolfson <>
List: port-macppc
Date: 09/30/2000 23:34:28
At 6:51 PM -0500 9/30/00, Anthony Nemitz wrote:

:)Is it possible to boot from a firewire drive into netbsd.  If not are there
:)any plans for this to happen in the future?

AFAIK, FireWire isn't currently supported in the kernel.  This means that
however you boot NetBSD, it will not support a filesystem on a FireWire

That said, you *might* be able to get Open Firmware to load a kernel off of
a FireWire drive.

Good luck,
  -- MW