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Re: postgresql port and installation by floppys.
- To: misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_com
- Subject: Re: postgresql port and installation by floppys.
- From: Alfred Breull <puma_(_at_)_hannover_(_dot_)_sgh-net_(_dot_)_de>
- Date: Sun, 17 Sep 2000 09:51:26 +0100
At 16:58 16.09.00 +0000, Chris <chrisp_(_at_)_shell_(_dot_)_ketlink_(_dot_)_com> wrote:
>Also, I would like to get openbsd onto an old 486 laptop, but it has no
>CDROM drive, or ethernet card. The only way to get it on there is by
>floppy disk. I was thinking of using the setup floppy to boot the laptop,
>mounting the harddrive and copying the installation sets from floppy
>disks. BUT.. the base system is around 20 megs. How can I break that down
>to 1.44 chunks that I can use to install it? Tar is included on the setup
>floppy but other programs like rar (which i could use to chunk it) are
>not. Or has anybody tried doing it by floppy?
Im new, so can't help under openbsd but if the notebook is still
running MS-DOS, arj is your friend:
arj a archive-name -v1440
packs all files in the directory into 1.44 packages with:
arj x archive-name.arj
Say 'y' (yes) when asked to unpack the next package.
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