Subject: Re: mdsetimage vs rdsetroot
To: Jason Thorpe <>
From: Jeremy Cooper <>
List: current-users
Date: 06/13/1997 00:22:52
On Thu, 12 Jun 1997, Jason Thorpe wrote:

>  > >   The sun3 port has distrib/sun3/common/rdsetroot.c, while the main
>  > > tree has usr.sbin/mdsetimage.
>  > 
>  > They are functionally equivalent.  The former just hasn't been renamed.
> ...for some definition thereof... rdsetroot should be deprecated.
> mdsetimage includes support for more executable formats.

I should have been more detailed in my answer.  ``rdsetroot.c'' is a
utility for setting the RAM Disk image in a sun3 RAMDISK kernel.  It is
not used to configure a /dev/mdXX device.