NetBSD hdd-boot

Files needed

sandpoint/installation/altboot.img and sandpoint/binary/kernel/netbsd-INSTALL.gz

Time to time there is no sandpoint directory. In this case use google to find some alternative mirrors.

Installation guide

  1. Flash altboot.img u-boot image as kernel using this guide.
  2. Setup tftp server to serve netbsd-INSTALL file.
  3. Reboot.
  4. Enter altboot interactive mode by interrupting altboot.
  5. Boot installation kernel using tftp:netbsd-INSTALL command.
  6. Install NetBSD to wd0a device.
  7. Reboot.
  8. Set sshd=YES in /etc/rc.conf to make sshd automatically start at boot-up.
  9. /etc/rc.d/sshd start

Installation guide for additional software

  1. pkg_add -v gettext-lib
  2. pkg_add -v bash


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