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booting from floppy, /bsd.rd from disk partition



I need to use the bsd.rd kernel that is currently
found in snapshots/i386 on my hard disk paritition wd0a:

I can boot from the 3.0 boot floppy to the boot load prompt:

	boot>

What command do I execute in order to get to the install/upgrade/shell
procedure?

I've tried:

	boot> boot wd0a:/bsd.rd

The system doesn't like this. If I copy wd0a:/bsd.rd to wd0a:/bsd
I can then perform

	boot> boot wd0a:/bsd

The system then begins to boot "normally". I.e. it doesn't get to the install/upgrade/shell
process.

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