NetWinder HOWTO documents
Last updated by Ralph on Monday, December 17 @ 06:28 PM
The following guides are available to help with common tasks such as
firmware, kernel and disk upgrades. Please note that these documents are
very NetWinder-specific, and they bear no relationship to similarly-named
HOWTOs that you might find at the Linux
- The Disk-Update-HOWTO explains how to install new disk images on a
NetWinder. Particularly useful for doing upgrades or for rescuing a system
that no longer boots.
- The Firmware-HOWTO explains how to use and update the NetWinder flash
memory. This is the equivalent to a normal PC's BIOS, though it has a few
- The Kernel-HOWTO describes howto compile and install kernels on a
NetWinder. It needs to be updated for the 2.2.x and beyond kernel series
(soon, I promise!).
- The Rescue-HOWTO explains how to use the rescue partition used on the
OfficeServer (and dm-3.1-15), and how it can be used to easily recover your
For your convenience, the HOWTO's are available in a number of different
formats. If in doubt, use the first column! File sizes are indicated
in kilobytes (kB).
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