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Re: custom release, serial console as default?
- To: misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
- Subject: Re: custom release, serial console as default?
- From: Jonathan Gray <jsg_(_at_)_goblin_(_dot_)_cx>
- Date: Sun, 26 Sep 2004 23:25:36 +1000
- Mail-followup-to: misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
On Sat, Sep 25, 2004 at 09:50:55PM -0400, Chad M Stewart wrote:
> I'm working on creating what I'm calling quickstart for obsd, similar
> to jumpstart for Solaris or kickstart for RedHat Linux. I'm at the
> point of having a script that finds all network interfaces on boot,
> then looks for first with status active, and then tries to configure it
> via dhcp, loops until all 3 of those conditions are positive. Then
> this script tries to download the rest of the process, again looping
> until true.
> What I would really like is to have the console be on the serial port.
> Sure I can type 'set tty com0' at the boot> prompt, but this is a hands
> off automated install. I don't have a lot of knowledge of about the
> whole make release process. I am wondering how do I get an
> /etc/boot.conf file to exist in the bsd kernel image that is used when
> a release is made?
> Thanks in advance for any pointers.
Either add it by hand with vnconfig or change the relevant portion of
distrib/i386/common/Makefile.inc and/or distrib/i386/cdfs/Makefile