Subject: Re: Installing NetBSD on Apollo (Domain/OS)
To: Chee-Tuck Lim <email@example.com>
From: Herb Peyerl <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 01/23/1996 13:00:13
Chee-Tuck Lim <email@example.com> wrote:
> I have 5 HPs running Domian/OS butI cannot figured out which is the best
> way for booting up my _first_ mechine. I hope someone can suggest me a good
> solution. They all have access to the Internet (like ftp), some of them
> have tape drive, no CD-ROM, no floppy. I got no root access to other
> HP-UX but SUNs. So, what would be the best way to get started ?
I'm sure Jason will have better information than me at some later
time but I would just start by ftp'ing a root image from ftp.netbsd.org,
then dd'ing it onto a spare DISK (strip one out of one of the other HP's
maybe) under Domain/OS, and then boot off that disk. From there, you
have enough to actually go through the installation.
I know you can dd onto a disk under Domain/OS. The challenge is
translating from the "wN:0" designation to /dev/rdsk/w* designation.
It's been a long time since I've actually run Domain/OS so I can't