Subject: Re: NetBSD-1.5_ALPHA2
To: David Maxwell <email@example.com>
From: =?iso-8859-1?Q?P=E5l_Halvorsen?= <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 11/09/2000 16:07:34
On Thu, 9 Nov 2000, David Maxwell wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 09, 2000 at 10:27:58AM +0100, P=E5l Halvorsen wrote:
> > =09ftp://ftp.netbsd.org/pub/NetBSD/NetBSD-1.5_ALPHA2/i386
> > has been removed. Is this available form another site (have looked arou=
> > a bit, but have not fount it).
> > I need NetBSD-1.5_ALPHA2, because we have this version on some other
> > machines used for performance testing and want to have the same version=
> > all machines (we have modified the kernel and do not want to port it ye=
> > another time to 1.5BETA)
> There's a chance you might find it on a mirror site, but not for long...
> 1) Did you keep your original install sets? Are they on an existing=20
> machine by any chance? You can use the 1.5Beta install floppy to install
> a 1.5ALPHA2 system, as long as you point it at 1.5ALPHA2 tar files.
NO (BTW, I have the 1.5ALPHA2 boot floopies. I used them to try to
install 1.5ALPHA2, but then I discovered that the sets were removed.
Actually, I used these floppies to install 1.5BETA2
> 2) Do you have a full source tree on an existing machine, that you could
> run 'make release' on? You could build your own set of 1.5ALPHA2 - with
> your local mods already compiled in.
YES, is there a description of how this is done somewhere?
However, I have installed 1.5BETA2 and I have been told that the changes=20
should be straight forward to port .... (but if possible and without much=
work, I'll install 1.5ALPHA2)
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