Subject: Re: headless install
To: Aaron C. Springer <>
From: None <>
List: tech-install
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
	"boot-com2.fs".  check
	(or relevant directory on your nearest mirrors).