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Re: netbsd : 6.1.4 : on lenovo m72e tiny : works well?
On Sat, Jun 14, 2014 at 08:35:16PM +0200, Leonardo Taccari wrote:
> Hello Mayuresh,
> On Sat, Jun 14, 2014 at 05:57:50PM +0000, Mayuresh Kathe wrote:
> > is there any way to test hardware support without installing netbsd?
> > i could always convince the vendor to let me run a live cd or something!
> If you have a spare USB memory stick I think you can easily use
> sysinst on your machine and choose the proper sd* as disk (1GB should be
> enough to do a complete NetBSD installation, with x* sets too).
> I don't suggest to just try the CD-ROM iso because AFAIK INSTALL kernel
> may contains fewer devices support compared to GENERIC one.
> In this way you can also install x* installation sets and test X11 too
> in the machine you would like to buy.
perfect, let me read up on sysinst and see how it goes. :)
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