Subject: Re: NetBSD 1.2(beta) mounting msdos long file names.
To: None <>
From: Mike Long <>
List: current-users
Date: 06/25/1996 10:19:27
>From: John Maier <>
>Date: Mon, 24 Jun 1996 11:45:16 -0500

>With the advent of longfile names on a MSDOS formatted drive, and =
>NetBSD's ability  to read them, what are the odds that I can put a =
>NetBSD kernel on my root drive, add /sbin, /bin, /etc, etc. directories =
>to the drive and populate them with NetBSD binaries and boot NetBSD?

You can't put /dev on an msdosfs; MSDOS doesn't grok device nodes.
Mike Long <>     <URL:>
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