On Wednesday, February 5, 2003, at 10:34 AM, Thomas von Hassel wrote:
i know someone asked this question before:Personally, I doubt it. The Cobalt is not a generic machine, and it runs a highly modified version of RedHat Linux. To install a new version of RedHat onto it you have to install it onto the drive on ANOTHER machine, apply the kernel patches, then put the drive back into the Cobalt. The reason I doubt that you could put a BSD on it is because of these Linux kernel patches that are needed to even make the OS boot up on the Cobalt.
But no one answered the man ...can anyone tell us if it can or cannot be done ?
But who knows. I've never tried putting a BSD on a Cobalt, but I have put a new version of RedHat on one. It's a pain. Read through the following site (which explains how to get a new version of RedHat on a Cobalt) and see if you think it would work for a BSD.
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