Subject: Re: new INSTALL notes
To: Peter Eisch <email@example.com>
From: Michael Wolfson <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 05/02/2002 10:12:46
At 1:59 AM -0500 5/2/02, Peter Eisch wrote:
:)Aye. It turns out I had one laying in my tftpboot dir from an earlier
:)life that got me up and going. Both report themselves as rev 1.2 but
:)they're about 5k different in size (now smaller).
Bleah. Hopefully there's no change in functionality.
:)I did stop and think about what
:)loader to stick in there as I had a boot laying in my tftpboot but it was
:)for NEXTSTEP and didn't really help me much.
Yeah, I wish they'd chose better names for bootloaders. And every platform
uses different names for installation tools that do the same thing.
:)Perhaps in the Installing the NetBSD System's Introduction where you
:)explain the process, use the word "boot" when describing the bootstrapping
:)and have a link down to where to extract it from?
Fair 'nuff. Will do.
:)In the "Post installation steps" most notably number 4 where the packages
:)are shown as an example, the shell at that point would presumably be csh
:)rather than sh so the env setup might confuse lo-tech folks.
:)Nice doc though! Much better than when I first tried muttling through it
:)some time back.
:)Is the scsi support pretty much parked?
At least with the 1.5.3_RC1 kernel available on ftp.netbsd.org it doesn't
recognize my SCSI. I haven't tried compiling a -current kernel for my cube