Subject: Re: Release ISOs
To: Martti Kuparinen <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: tech-install
Date: 10/01/2007 21:08:48
On Mon, Oct 01, 2007 at 03:46:41PM +0300, Martti Kuparinen wrote:
> > there have been docs for building bootable CD's for ages at 
> >
> How do I create a bootable NetBSD/amd64 CD with mkisofs? It seems there
> is already a small bootable ISO but it doesn't include the stuff I need
> on our installation CDs.
> How can I create my own _bootable_ CD, i.e. what is the boot image to
> use with mkisofs?

AFAIK you don't use a boot image anymore, you just put boot on the root of
your CD and use installboot(8) with bootxx_cd9660.

Manuel Bouyer <>
     NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference