Subject: Re: 1.2 snapshot miniroot [Re: Maxine installation ]
To: Jonathan Stone <jonathan@DSG.Stanford.EDU>
From: Aaron Toney <email@example.com>
Date: 07/31/1996 15:45:23
> In message <199607311253.OAA02385@chassiron.ensta.fr>Manuel Bouyer writes:
> >Aaron Toney said:
> >> QUESTION: I seem to remember something floating past this list a couple
> >> of months ago about the installation guides flags to dd being
> >> incorrect. Is this the case? I was trying:
> >> 'dd if=miniroot of=/dev/rz3c seek=16'
> >Try 'dd if=miniroot of=/dev/rz3c seek=16 skip=16'. This is what worked for
> >my 5000/200.
> Manuel is correct. But I'm building a 1.2 miniroot and it might be
> easier to just fix _that_ to make it work with the directions as givn.
> Aaron, if you could try that with the 1.2 snapshot miniroot from
> ftp.netbsd.org or ftp.dsg.stanford.edu -- first with the skip=16, then
> without :) -- I'd appreciate it.
Ok. I probiably will not make the install untill friday but I will
definatly let you know how it goes.
Thanks for the information.