Subject: Re: Re: Re: Re: how to install NetBSD/landisk
To: None <port-sh3@NetBSD.org>
From: Valeriy E. Ushakov <email@example.com>
Date: 03/23/2007 01:45:19
On Thu, Mar 22, 2007 at 23:02:57 +0100, Joel CARNAT wrote:
> I have build a netbsd-4 release (from my i386 laptop).
BTW, releng now builds landisk netbsd-4.
> Now... the stupid question... how do I install it ?
> Because neither my build nor the releng/HEAD seem to provide INSTALL
> kernel... :-)
Can you tell sh-ipl+g to boot off something else except the internal
hdd? I can't seem to get to the sh-ipl+g prompt on my usl-5p, it
"autotypes" 'b' and loads netbsd mbr boot off the disk (CF).
> Is it to be done "by hand" - making partitions and untaring things ?
That's what I did for my USL-5P.
> And then... how do I install the boot loader ?
fdisk(8) and installboot(8). I have to check the man page every time
I need to use installboot, b/c I do it may be once in a few years
only. IIRC, assuming TOOLDIR in path and disk connected as, say, sd7,
$ shle--netbsdelf-fdisk -c /path/to/.../usr/mdec/mbr sd7
to write mbr boot code. Don't forget to mark the netbsd partition
active. And to install bootloader:
$ nbinstallboot -m landisk /dev/rsd7c \
I honestly don't remember. :)
This link might help: http://www.tokuda.net/diary.gns/200609b.html#1602
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