Subject: Remote booting
To: None <tech-kern@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Lucio de Re <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 08/21/1997 08:11:06
> > 
> > What should the sysctl name return for kernel names that are known but
> > aren't (necssarily) in the fileystem namespace, like tftp-booted
> > kernels?
> Probably the empty string, or something "special" again...
> Maybe another sysctl should indicate if the thing was booted from a
> file or off the net...
Everything here makes me think that net booting NetBSD is possible on
the i386 architecture.  Can anyone point me to some authoritative 
Lucio de Re (
Disclaimer: I'm working at getting my opinions to agree with me.