Commit c7520dce authored by Mike Hibler's avatar Mike Hibler

note on ports that need to be installed

and on my trouble with one flash dongle
parent e51f82aa
...@@ -52,6 +52,10 @@ directory (installed as /FOO/etc/rc.d/cdroot) to use "cp -rp" instead. ...@@ -52,6 +52,10 @@ directory (installed as /FOO/etc/rc.d/cdroot) to use "cp -rp" instead.
Create /FOO/usr/local/lib and copy in libintl.so.2, which is needed Create /FOO/usr/local/lib and copy in libintl.so.2, which is needed
by wget, unless you go and reconfig it to statically link. by wget, unless you go and reconfig it to statically link.
In addition to wget, there are a few other ports that need to be installed.
perl5, sudo and the dhcpd-client port (the last is used in place of the
pre-installed BSD version of dhclient).
We use a special, modified version of the FreeBSD second-level boot loader We use a special, modified version of the FreeBSD second-level boot loader
(loader) which supports a local 'testbed_boot' command. This can be (loader) which supports a local 'testbed_boot' command. This can be
found in users.emulab.net:/share/freebsd/6.2/src/sys/boot/i386/emuboot-cd. found in users.emulab.net:/share/freebsd/6.2/src/sys/boot/i386/emuboot-cd.
...@@ -103,6 +107,10 @@ with 32K or 64K. You may want to play around with lowering the number of ...@@ -103,6 +107,10 @@ with 32K or 64K. You may want to play around with lowering the number of
inodes (-i) in newfs as well; there are only about 8000 files in our inodes (-i) in newfs as well; there are only about 8000 files in our
current FS. current FS.
[ WARNING: on at least one PQI flash drive, when I tried to create the dd
image with blocksize of 16k or 8k, it read bogus data (bytes of -1 which
should have been 0s). When read with a block size of 4k or smaller it
worked. This is distressing since the filesystem will read 16k blocks. ]
*** Test the dongle *** Test the dongle
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