Subject: Re: mounting non-BSD partitions.
To: Bill Studenmund <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Curt Sampson <email@example.com>
Date: 06/21/1997 16:10:51
On Sat, 21 Jun 1997, Bill Studenmund wrote:
> I think having a sysctl would be good. Letting root change it on the fly'd
> be good (assuming all devices of that type, sd, wd, vnd, are closed). But
> I think we need it configured before then.
Because you don't really know the root device until after it's
mounted. I suppose you could do it twice, once when mounting
root_device on /, and again when mounting whatever the `real root'
is on /, but that introduces its own complications.
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