Subject: Re: Sysinst defunct on NetBSD/mac68k - still
To: Hauke Fath <hauke@Espresso.Rhein-Neckar.DE>
From: William Duke <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 11/23/2005 17:26:06
> From: Hauke Fath <hauke@Espresso.Rhein-Neckar.DE>
> Date: Wed, 23 Nov 2005 21:53:29 +0100
> To: David Laight <email@example.com>
> Cc: Hauke Fath <firstname.lastname@example.org>, port-mac68k@NetBSD.org,
> Subject: Re: Sysinst defunct on NetBSD/mac68k - still
> At 20:24 Uhr +0000 23.11.2005, David Laight wrote:
>>> If we cannot get sysinst fixed in time -- can we at least document
>>> the manual workaround along the lines of
>>> http://mail-index.netbsd.org/port-mac68k/2005/05/19/0003.html in a
>>> prominent place in the 3.0 release notes?
>> Someone with a mac68k needs to sit down and sort out what is wrong.
>> I don't have one.
> Fair enough.
> I was planning to tackle sysinst, now that Chuck Silvers' fixes provide me
> with a working netbsd-2 Quadra 700. But there is a learning curve ahead, so
> it's not going to happen for NetBSD 3.
> Still, for bor both the newbies and the remaining faithful in port-mac68k,
> it would be nice to have a workaround "standard procedure" in the install
> "It's never straight up and down" (DEVO)
I think this is a very food idea. I'm still running 1.6.2 on my 68k
machines. I bumped up to 2.0.2 and 2.1, but went back to 1.6.2 when I
couldn't get color-X to work right.