Subject: Re: am I missing something
To: Kevin Zachmann <>
From: Kevin McQuiggin <>
List: port-vax
Date: 04/11/1996 21:35:43

> I've ftp'd all the binary packages from the distribution on,
> however I can't seem to find a single generic kernel in any of them.
> I've even tried to pull the one out of tk50-file2, but I can't
> seem to extract anything from it from either another Unix system
> or from a system running 1.0A. I should have been able to 
> cpio a listing from that right off a tk50, no? My first attempt
> simply told me it was skipping junk, about 5k at a time. After that
> it just said no.

You need the install FAQ, it tells you how to install from a TK50. The 
generic kernel gets installed to your ra0b partition as part of the 
install process. The you copy it to ra0a.

The FAQ is available through


Kevin McQuiggin VE7ZD