[rescue] The IPX lives, kinda

Peter Stokes peter at ashlyn.co.uk
Thu Dec 26 03:52:40 CST 2013

> On 26 Dec 2013, at 06:00, microcode at zoho.com wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 25, 2013 at 11:48:32PM -0500, Mouse wrote:
>>> ok boot net bsd.rd
>>> Boot device: /sbus/le at 0,c00000   File and args: bsd.rd
>>> 13000
>>>>> OpenBSD BOOT 2.6
>>> Booting bsd.rd
>>> boot: client IP address:
>>> boot: client name: honey
>>> root addr= path=/tftpboot
>>> Cannot load bsd.rd: error=72
>>> device[/sbus/le at 0,c00000]:
>> With the NetBSD booters I know, "bsd.rd" would have to be the kernel
>> executable; the .rd makes it look as though it may be a ramdisk image.
> For OpenBSD bsd.rd is indeed the ramdisk kernel, which is also the
> so-called "installation" kernel. I believe this is the correct kernel that
> should be booted to install OpenBSD from.
> Presuming the OP has downloaded all the necessary files and made them
> available in the correct path on his tftp server, he should ask on the
> openbsd.misc mailing list.

Just a silly question, but your bsd.rd is intended for 32 bit architecture,
not 64 bit? Sorry no experience of BSD, but just a thought.


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