Subject: Re: Hung Reboot
To: current-users@NetBSD.ORG, Wolfgang Rupprecht <>
From: Matthias Drochner <>
List: current-users
Date: 09/03/1997 17:42:41
Excerpts from netbsd: 3-Sep-97 Re: Hung Reboot Wolfgang Rupprecht@wsrcc (1116*)

> Would it be possible for installboot to temporarily unmount the disk
> partition so that it could write to the raw partition "securely"?

You can apply "installboot" on a not mounted file system;
it will mount it temporarily and unmount before it accesses
the raw disk.
It will not unmount a partition which was mounted before -
the decision if this is savely possible is left to the (super)user.

best regards