Subject: Idea: mount / from a subdirectory
To: None <email@example.com>
From: Olaf Seibert <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 10/20/2000 18:39:45
Suppose I have a complete NetBSD installation in some subdirectory, say
/vol1/destdir.alpha. I'd like to test it, without overwriting my present
root partition, or making another partition a root partition.
The bootloader already supports loading kernels from arbitrary
partitions and paths, right?
It is easy enough if a machine is netbooted, it just NFS-mounts
another directory. How can we also do this with a local disk? Would it
be as easy as putting some sys_chroot() call in start_init() in
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