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Re: install/53510: Can't install ISO on USB nor on DVD
Do you have some hardware info?
From Linux, what's the output of
Make and model of the machine?
As much info as possible about your hardware.
First of all, thanks for trying to help me out!!
I am a step further now, I think.
In Linux I managed to make a USB-stick which
gives me the following menu:
2/Install - NO ACPI
3/Install - NO ACPI, NO SMP
4/Drop to boot prompt
But, whatever I choose, after passing
a lot of green text on the screen, the screen
stays black, nothing happens.
Wim Van Loock
Op 11/08/2018 om 15:00 schreef Martin
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From: Martin Husemann <martin%duskware.de@localhost>
Subject: Re: install/53510: Can't install ISO on USB nor on DVD
Date: Sat, 11 Aug 2018 14:59:22 +0200
For amd64 the easiest way to try is the USB image, if your machine
has UEFI firmware:
or if it uses BIOS:
To put it onto install media, you would on a NetBSD or linux machine
do something like:
dd bs=1m if=NetBSD-8.0-amd64-install.img of=/dev/....
(I don't know the proper device name on linux, on NetBSD it would likely
Or if you want to download/prepare the USB stick on Windows, you
could use: https://www.netbsd.org/~martin/rawrite32/
Maybe the DVD you burned is bad? The ISO image works for me.
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