Subject: Re: read only /
To: None <>
From: Gordon W. Ross <>
List: current-users
Date: 08/11/1997 10:02:28
> Date: Sat, 9 Aug 1997 18:47:21 GMT
> From: (Christos Zoulas)

> 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.
> christos

Perhaps the test in init should not be "if root is msdosfs" but
something more general-purpose, like "if /dev/console does not exist"
(for example), or even "if /etc/MAKEDEV exists" or whatever.