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Re: Mac LCII booting into openBSD?



> Date:          Sat, 5 Sep 1998 21:02:37 -0400
> From:          Aaron Jackson <jackson_(_at_)_negril_(_dot_)_msrce_(_dot_)_howard_(_dot_)_edu>
> To:            hansvi_(_at_)_igwe1_(_dot_)_vub_(_dot_)_ac_(_dot_)_be, misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
> Subject:       Re:  Mac LCII booting into openBSD?

> Maybe you could make a macos boot floppy which has the
> OpenBSD boot loader on it and not install macos on the internal hard
> drive.  I have never tried this so I don't know if it can work.

(In a reply, someone said this worked.)

> Aaron Jackson		jackson_(_at_)_msrce_(_dot_)_howard_(_dot_)_edu

This is a great idea also for systems such as mine: I run MacOS most 
of the time, but like to play around with OpenBSD.  This would let me 
boot the machine into OpenBSD without all the overhead of booting my 
MacOS startup drive.

Perhaps someone could write a HOWTO detailing how to make such a 
disk, etc.  Of course, it would be a good idea to write the HOWTO 
in a general fashion so it applies not only to OpenBSD/Mac68k but 
also to NetBSD/68k would be a good idea - and perhaps even to 
Linux/68k (hey, why not?)

David Douthitt
CUNA & Affiliates
Information technology Department
ddouthitt_(_at_)_cuna_(_dot_)_com

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