Subject: Re: Kernel naming (Re: README: process reaper committed)
To: Brian C. Grayson <>
From: Hauke Fath <hauke@Espresso.Rhein-Neckar.DE>
List: current-users
Date: 09/10/1998 20:09:04
At 6:46 Uhr +0200 10.09.1998, Brian C. Grayson wrote:

>  Except this breaks if you create a similar hard link for
>netbsd.old, which I usually do so that at any point if the new
>kernel won't work, I can boot netbsd.old and know it's the
>second-most-recent kernel (or at least a known-working kernel).
>Plus, if you've got netbsd.old set up, you don't even need to
>_have_ a /netbsd, and the system will still boot up (if /netbsd
>doesn't exist, the bootblocks then check for netbsd.old,

Erm... BOOTBLOCKS?! On mac68k? Not all the world's an i386, and this is


>onetbsd, and onetbsd.old).  I'm not sure if kvm_mkdb will be
>happy without a /netbsd, though....


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