Subject: Re: creating CD for installation
To: Brad Knowles <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: ad <email@example.com>
Date: 12/20/2001 18:36:22
Thanks for the advice, unfortunately I don't find an directions on how to
make the CD properly for the packed binaries. I have no problem with the
boot floppies, but i can't seem to get the CD with the base files correct.
On Thu, 20 Dec 2001, Brad Knowles wrote:
> At 11:05 AM -0500 on 2001/12/20, ad wrote:
> > i am trying to install netbsd on a 486 machine. the problem is i only
> > have a dos machine for making the media with the base binaries (*.tgz).
> > i can't seem to create a CD on the windows 98 machine that the floppy
> > loaded bsd will recognize. any suggestions for what i should do?
> I used my wife's Compaq Armada 4100T laptop (with an ancient
> Pentium processor, and running Windows 95) to create the floopy disks
> that I used to install NetBSD on a SPARC clone I bought a while back.
> I followed the instructions as they were presented on the website,
> and at least that part seemed to work just fine the first time.
> My real problems didn't crop up until I tried to get the machine
> to recognize a quad fast ethernet card (there's no support for hme or
> qfe interfaces in the 1.5.2 GENERIC kernel).
> Why don't you try following the instructions again, but this time
> write down step-by-step exactly what you did. If you compare this
> item-by-item with the instructions, you should find out where you're
> going wrong.
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