Part II. System installation and related issues

Table of Contents

2. Installing NetBSD: Preliminary considerations and preparations
2.1. Preliminary considerations
2.1.1. Dual booting
2.1.2. NetBSD on emulation and virtualization
2.2. Install preparations
2.2.1. The INSTALL document
2.2.2. Partitions
2.2.3. Hard disk space requirements
2.2.4. Network settings
2.2.5. Backup your data and operating systems!
2.2.6. Preparing the installation media
2.3. Checklist
3. Example installation
3.1. Introduction
3.2. The installation process
3.3. Keyboard layout
3.4. Starting the installation
3.5. MBR partitions
3.6. Disklabel partitions
3.7. Setting the disk name
3.8. Last chance!
3.9. The disk preparation process
3.10. Choosing the installation media
3.10.1. Installing from CD-ROM or DVD
3.10.2. Installing from an unmounted file system
3.10.3. Installing via FTP
3.10.4. Installing via NFS
3.11. Extracting sets
3.12. System configuration
3.13. Finishing the installation
4. Upgrading NetBSD
4.1. Overview
4.2. The INSTALL document
4.3. Performing the upgrade