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 <td align="left"><p>This document describes in depth how to prepare your Buffalo LinkStation for installing OS/sandpoint. In this example we use a LinkStation HD-HLAN, which is the same board as a classic KuroBox. The software installation instructions are valid for the whole LinkStation/KuroBox family:</p>  <td align="left"><p>This document describes in depth how to prepare your Buffalo LinkStation for installing NetBSD/sandpoint. In this example we use a LinkStation HD-HLAN, which is the same board as a classic KuroBox. The software installation instructions are valid for the whole LinkStation/KuroBox family:</p>
 <ul>  <ul>
 <li>LinkStation HD-HLAN (LS1/PPC)</li>  <li>LinkStation HD-HLAN (LS1/PPC)</li>
 <li>LinkStation HD-HGLAN (Gigabit ethernet)</li>  <li>LinkStation HD-HGLAN (Gigabit ethernet)</li>
Line 126  standard RS232 interface and for an USB  Line 126  standard RS232 interface and for an USB 
 -   USB to TLL serial level shifter / breakout board (FT232 based)  -   USB to TLL serial level shifter / breakout board (FT232 based)
   
 Now you can connect with any terminal program to the LinkStation's  Now you can connect with any terminal program to the LinkStation's
 serial console. The easiest approach may be to use OS's `tip(1)` command  serial console. The easiest approach may be to use NetBSD's `tip(1)` command
 to make a direct console connection at 57600bps.  to make a direct console connection at 57600bps.
   
     # tip -57600 console      # tip -57600 console
Line 310  variables to make U-Boot default to seri Line 310  variables to make U-Boot default to seri
   
 Enter `reset` to reboot into interactive mode with serial console. At  Enter `reset` to reboot into interactive mode with serial console. At
 this point we no longer need the original Linux installation and we are  this point we no longer need the original Linux installation and we are
 ready for OS.  ready for NetBSD.
   
 First installation  First installation
 ==================  ==================
Line 319  The altboot bootloader Line 319  The altboot bootloader
 ----------------------  ----------------------
   
 The `altboot(8)` program functions as a bridge between the U-Boot  The `altboot(8)` program functions as a bridge between the U-Boot
 firmware and the OS kernel startup environment. NAS firmware often  firmware and the NetBSD kernel startup environment. NAS firmware often
 provides no means to boot a kernel from disk or from the network and  provides no means to boot a kernel from disk or from the network and
 doesn't initialize all hardware correctly. We will also use it to pass a  doesn't initialize all hardware correctly. We will also use it to pass a
 bootinfo list to the kernel.  bootinfo list to the kernel.
Line 365  Boot the INSTALL kernel with altboot Line 365  Boot the INSTALL kernel with altboot
 ------------------------------------  ------------------------------------
   
 Now you can use `altboot` to launch the `netbsd-INSTALL_KURO` kernel for  Now you can use `altboot` to launch the `netbsd-INSTALL_KURO` kernel for
 installing OS. It is important to take `netbsd-INSTALL_KURO` instead of  installing NetBSD. It is important to take `netbsd-INSTALL_KURO` instead of
 `netbsd-INSTALL`, because LinkStation and KuroBox systems have the UARTs  `netbsd-INSTALL`, because LinkStation and KuroBox systems have the UARTs
 swapped, i.e. they are using the second UART for the serial console. You  swapped, i.e. they are using the second UART for the serial console. You
 may choose to load the installation kernel with TFTP or from NFS. TFTP  may choose to load the installation kernel with TFTP or from NFS. TFTP
Line 385  appropriate `dhcpd.conf` entry could loo Line 385  appropriate `dhcpd.conf` entry could loo
   
 The `root-path` option is only needed when using NFS and should match  The `root-path` option is only needed when using NFS and should match
 your exported NFS directory. Uncompress `netbsd-INSTALL_KURO.gz` from  your exported NFS directory. Uncompress `netbsd-INSTALL_KURO.gz` from
 the OS/sandpoint distribution and copy it into the NFS or TFTP  the NetBSD/sandpoint distribution and copy it into the NFS or TFTP
 directory. Then start the DHCP, NFS or TFTP server and boot the  directory. Then start the DHCP, NFS or TFTP server and boot the
 installation kernel from the firmware either with  installation kernel from the firmware either with
   
Line 471  the kernel via network and launches it: Line 471  the kernel via network and launches it:
     erase ^H, werase ^W, kill ^U, intr ^C, status ^T      erase ^H, werase ^W, kill ^U, intr ^C, status ^T
     Terminal type? [vt100]      Terminal type? [vt100]
   
 Just follow the usual procedure to install a OS system.  Just follow the usual procedure to install a NetBSD system.
   
 Sandpoint installation window  Sandpoint installation window
 Post installation steps  Post installation steps
Line 523  reboot: Line 523  reboot:
 The `\` is important for `setenv` not to misinterpret the `;` as the end  The `\` is important for `setenv` not to misinterpret the `;` as the end
 of the command.  of the command.
   
 Have fun with your mini OS server!  Have fun with your mini NetBSD server!

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