Subject: Re: sysinst debugging how-to?
To: Hauke Fath <hauke@Espresso.Rhein-Neckar.DE>
From: Hubert Feyrer <>
List: tech-install
Date: 10/25/2005 22:40:52
On Tue, 25 Oct 2005, Hauke Fath wrote:
> Can it be built and run on an "normal" system, or does it need to live
> within its installkernel ramdisk?

IIRC it can be handed a vnd device for "installation"...
At least on i386 that worked well enough to boot from that device as qemu 
disk image after the installation.

I forgot the details on how to talk sysinst into using vnd0 though - maybe 
even a simple vndconfig may be enough. Try & see!

  - Hubert