Subject: Re: Question: how to install a kernel
To: None <email@example.com>
From: M. Warner Losh <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 11/23/2002 22:42:03
In message: <20021124174659.I564email@example.com>
Wayne Knowles <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
: On Sat, 23 Nov 2002, M. Warner Losh wrote:
: > OK, what's the magic needed to install a kernel? I didn't see this
: > documented in any of the places I looked...
: Place the 'netbsd' file generated by the kernel build into the root of the
: target machine. Or use 'make install' for self hosted machines.
: netbsd.ecoff is for network booting only....
Ah, I was confused by netbsd.ecoff and wondered where it should go.
Too many years of doing OpenBSD/arc and putting the file in /dos to
get it loaded. :-)
: I guess you have tried that already hence the reason for asking here. If
: you are still having problems it would pay to provide more info and/or
: screen output.
I hadn't tried that. Is there a way to break into the boot process if
this new kernel is no good?