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Re: configuring live images

On 16 June 2012 00:17, Blair Sadewitz <> 
> On Mon, Apr 16, 2012 at 1:14 PM, Brook Milligan <> 
> wrote:
>> I have found it useful to configure at least parts of the contents of
>> live images produced with the 'live-image' target of  In
>> particular, I have found it useful to configure the exact MBR bootcode
>> and the installboot options.  Consequently, I suggest (something like)
>> the attached patch as a means of allowing greater flexibility.
>> Any thoughts?
> Yes.  These targets could serve as the basis for a build framework
> that generates images for e.g. Xen DomUs.  By easing installation for
> users of otherwise NetBSD-indifferent hosting providers, we could grow
> the user base by that many more people ...
> I'd been ruminating about this sort of thing in the abstract ever
> since I noticed those targets appear.  Hmm ...

I think that would be a quite excellent idea. I would go so far as to
say that we should try to provide both tailored xen images and
specific install instructions for some hosting providers.

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