After booting from OpenFirmware by
0 > boot hd:,ofwboot.elf
and you have exited to Shell by typing (S),
You will get install kernel shell running.
You need *.tgz files of NetBSD distribution visible from the shell.
It may be any media as:
(check also versions Pages.)
- local files
mount (iso9660) cdrom by following command.
mount -t cd9660 -o ro /dev/cd0c /mnt
To use NFS or ftp, you first need to set up network interface.
(netbsd.ram.gz distributed from netbsd.org may not include gm0
support, you may build kernel by your own or use
for this purpose.)
# ifconfig gm0 (IPaddress) netmask (mask) media autoselect
# cat > /etc/resolv.conf
nameserver (IP address)
domain (domain name)
# cat > /etc/mygate
(IP address of router)
# ping server_name
and if NFS server is available, you may mount the files like:
# mkdir /nfs
# mount host:/directory/subdir /mnt