Subject: Re: How to install to a Laptop
To: Lukas Ruf <>
From: Hubert Feyrer <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 02/03/1999 15:26:26
On Wed, 3 Feb 1999, Lukas Ruf wrote:
> Has anyone got experience with the same problem, how to install NetBSD
> on a Laptop without a local CD-ROM Drive and could share his experience
> with me to get NetBSD running on the Laptop ?

Well, try booting the NetBSD Boot Floppy, and with some luck the Ethernet
card is recognized. Proceed with an FTP install as in the INSTALL document

> I need to know how I could run a NetBSD installation either via FTP/NFS
> or from CD-ROM without a floppy (only one slot for floppy or CD-ROM is
> available simultaneously).

Please read the docs for this information.

 - Hubert

Hubert Feyrer <>