[SunRescue] NetBSD install via a serial console
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Sat Feb 10 01:42:10 CST 2001
On 09 Feb 2001 20:01:56 +0000, Dave Reader wrote:
> On 9 Feb 2001, Gregory Leblanc wrote:
> > On 08 Feb 2001 09:52:12 +0000, Dave Reader wrote:
> > >
> > > The most recent install I've done was NetBSD 1.5 using the new Sysinst
> > > tool - that makes this part of the process much much easier, so that might
> > > be worth a look..
> > >
> > > Oh, if you run out of space on your disk while installating with sysinst,
> > > it does funny things which kill minicom with signal 11 (!!) strange.
> > I started this a couple of weeks ago, when did 1.5 arrive. Is the vi
> > editing of slices gone in this one? Thanks,
> I've had 1.5 lying around here for a few weeks now - just spotted it and
> grabbed the ISO one day.
Ah, now I see where I went wrong. I read that it wasn't ready for
general consumption, and assumed that meant me.
> You can alter existing slices without using vi with sysinst.. it's a bit
> more like fdisk - I had to make my /usr slice a bit bigger than the
> default so that it didn't run out of space during the install.
Ah, awesome, that's what I needed. I've got it installing as we speak
(although I think the tty definition that it uses is weird). Pretty
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