Posts Tagged ‘OpenBSD BowlFish’

Quirk installing Bowlfish 2.1 for OpenBSD 4.9.

Sunday, August 19th, 2012

I use a tool called Bowlfish to build OpenBSD images which run with the drives mounted read-only. This lets me use cheap Compact Flash or USB drives in a Soekris single board computer instead of a real disc or a more expensive SSD.

Bowlfish has been a lifesaver and has worked perfectly for years. The current version, however, didn’t. I was shocked. ┬áThen I fixed it! (more…)