Subject: Re: 1.5 installation trouble
To: Havard Eidnes <>
From: None <>
List: port-sun3
Date: 03/11/2001 19:03:53
>> Yes, the sun3 install could use some work.
>> The simplest way to do this:
>> Unpack base and etc into your NFS area. Put the INSTALL kernel as /netbsd.
>Yah, and you'd also need a populated dev/ directory.

I mentioned that.

>That was what I wanted to avoid, BTW; partly since the installation
>docs mentioned that the RAMDISK kernel should be the only required
>thing, so I stuck with that, and partly because I'm lazy. ;-)
>Anyway, I may look into why the 1.5 RAMDISK is damaged; I'll over
>the next few days (weeks? -- it sure is no speed demon ;-) be
>building my own distribution based on the current netbsd-1-5 branch
>sources, so that I can find out whether it's a simple build error or
>whether something more sinister is going on with the RAMDISK kernel.

-current builds mostly clean (as of maybe a month ago). I did one then and
checked in changes to make sure snapshots were clean.

BTW: -current has gone to ELF so going from 1.5-> current isn't simple.