Subject: Re: mdsetimage vs rdsetroot
To: Jeremy Cooper <email@example.com>
From: Jason Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 06/13/1997 10:49:38
On Fri, 13 Jun 1997 00:22:52 -0700 (PDT)
Jeremy Cooper <email@example.com> wrote:
> > ...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.
Yes, I know what it does... Take a look at what mdsetimage does...
It sets the root ramdisk image in any port's kernel, and understands
a.out, ecoff, elf32, and elf64.
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