Subject: Re: How to create boot.fs file?
To: Jeff Arenberg <email@example.com>
From: Bill Studenmund <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 12/25/2001 16:21:45
On Sun, 23 Dec 2001, Jeff Arenberg wrote:
> My G3 running OF 2.0f1 simply won't read ofwboot or netbsd for the ide bus
> HD or CD. I've tried every patch to the nvram and all I every get is 'Can't
> Open ...'. So I've given up on that approach. I can however boot from the
> floppy drive. Once booted from that I can run the sysinst and get NetBSD
> copied to my HD. So what I want to do is create a new boot.fs disk that
> will load the kernel and mount my HD as / and /usr and proceed from there.
> Problem is, I can't find any documentation on the website on how to create
> the boot.fs file (which is a DiskCopy file). Nothing in the /usr/sys tree
> either. Please help.
Check out /usr/src/distrib/macppc/floppies