This guide is intended to help you install NetBSD on the SIMH VAX emulator.
netbsd-bootcontaining the following:
load -r /usr/pkg/share/simh/ka655x.bin set cpu 64m set rq0 ra92 at rq0 netbsd.dsk set rq1 cdrom at rq1 /path/to/vaxcd.iso at xq0 name-of-network-interface-on-host boot cpuThis will configure a emulated MicroVAX 3900 with an RA92 disk (/dev/ra0*), and the CD image as an RRD42 CD-Rom (/dev/racd0* or /dev/ra1*). See the SIMH documentation for other options
qat the emulator prompt to exit the emulator
set rq1 cdrom" and "
at rq1 /path/to/vaxcd.iso" lines from
netbsd-bootas you no longer need the install CD image. Alternatively you can leave them in case you ever want to re-install
If you are interested in helping this document cover other NetBSD ports, or have any other comments or suggestions, please contact Lars Brinkhoff <email@example.com>, or the NetBSD WWW group.
The initial version of this HOW-TO was written by Lars Brinkhoff. Some of the information in this page was derived from an email sent by Mirian Crzig Lennox .