Subject: Re: headless install
To: Aaron C. Springer <email@example.com>
From: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 08/09/2002 15:06:09
>I am new to netbsd but have been using UNIX for a long time.
>I am hoping netbsd will do what nobody else can.
>I need complete headless support for intel hardware.
>A pure text install that features the capability to do a headless install seems
>The install could run (documented) gettys on (all?) the serial ports
>detected allowing an admin to install the system using a dumb terminal.
>Am I insane or can this be done?
i bet you are using i386. you should be able to use serial console
for installation by using boot floppy images named "boot-com1.fs" and
(or relevant directory on your nearest mirrors).