What platform do you use?

Warner Losh imp at bsdimp.com
Thu Aug 7 21:34:15 UTC 2014

On Aug 7, 2014, at 2:34 PM, Sulev-Madis Silber (ketas) <madis555 at hot.ee> wrote:

> On 2014-08-05 21:24, John-Mark Gurney wrote:
>> I also have a BBW that I occasionally test w/ but since I haven't got
>> it netbooting, the cost of building an entire image and writing it to
>> SLOW microsd prevents me from testing as much...
> I wonder why people like to update their embedded systems by taking card
> out, completely overwriting it with new data and putting card back in.
> No wonder that it's slow, complex & heedlessly wears out your flash.
> If I do this in my BBB I would get myself pissed very soon because of
> the effort required. I never bothered to netboot too, because I wanted
> to test it in insecure network conditions.
> I mean, I don't remember a case where I needed to take HDD to another
> machine for upgrade. The issue where it's not practical to compile
> something locally is completely unrelated with this, too.

make installworld works too, as does extracting the binary sets. The new installer
should work, but I’ve not tried it.


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