1.5.1/2 release
NetBSD/iBook
    More disk
  Machine Types
  Dual boot
  Versions
  Bootable CDROM
    Burning
    booting
Trial
Use Upgrade option
Preparation
  Partition (MacOS)
  NetBSD stuff on HFS
boot (netbsd.ram.gz)
  Open Firmware
  hfsboot
shell
  Getting Media
    CDROM
    Network
  disklabel wd0
  newfs
  mount
  tar
  pax
  replace kernel
  MAKEDEV
  /etc/fstab
Booting
  boot (Open Firmware)
  Permanent setup in OF
  /etc/rcconf
  Hot Keys
Other Sources
  links
  Error Messages
      netbsd: No such ..
      No response
      SIOCGIFFLAGS gm0: Device not ..
      TERM environment variable ..

shell

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.

Getting Media

You need *.tgz files of NetBSD distribution visible from the shell. It may be any media as:
  • CDROM
  • NFS
  • ftp
  • local files
ftp://ftp.netbsd.org/pub/NetBSD/arch/macppc/snapshot/ (check also versions Pages.)

CDROM

mount (iso9660) cdrom by following command.
mount -t cd9660 -o ro /dev/cd0c /mnt

Network

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 ftp://ftp.ki.nu/pub/NetBSD/port-macppc/netbsd-1.5E.ram.gz for this purpose.)
# ifconfig gm0 (IPaddress) netmask (mask) media autoselect
# cat > /etc/resolv.conf
nameserver (IP address)
domain     (domain name)
^D
# cat > /etc/mygate
(IP address of router)
^D
# ping server_name
and if NFS server is available, you may mount the files like:
# mkdir /nfs
# mount host:/directory/subdir /mnt
Last Update: Sat, 07 Jun 2014 22:16:17 GMT 1.66 2008/03/08