Subject: Re: read only /
To: None <current-users@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Christos Zoulas <>
List: current-users
Date: 08/09/1997 18:47:21
In article <> (Carl S Shapiro) writes:
>I am trying to set up my NetBSD machine to have a read only / however I
>am running into numerous problems with /dev, which has to be read only.
>How can I make /dev, say, an MFS and mount it at boot time?  Is there
>a better way to do this?

Edit init.c and remove the check for msdosfs; make && make install
Make sure you have a good /dev/MAKEDEV script.
Remove /dev/console and reboot.
init will mount an mfs over /dev and run the MAKEDEV script for you.