Subject: Re: HEADS UP: migration to fully dynamic linked "base" system
To: Luke Mewburn <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Julio Merino <email@example.com>
Date: 08/26/2002 12:02:59
On Mon, 26 Aug 2002 16:20:39 +1000
Luke Mewburn <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> The user visible changes of this include:
> + /rescue/* recovery tools provided. These are a statically linked
> crunchgen(1)-ed copy of the program in /bin, /sbin, and a few
> others, to allow you to recover a system in the same manner that
> you can with today's statically linked /bin and /sbin.
> If the system is "hosed" to the point where /sbin/init won't
> start (because /lib/libc.so.* is damaged, for example), boot
> to single user using your machine's method of setting RB_ASKNAME
> (usually "boot -sa"), and enter "/rescue/init" as the path to
> init(8), and recover from there. You may need to prepend
> /rescue to the path.
According to hier(7), maybe rescue tools should go in /altroot? Currently, I
can see no use for it, afaik...
HispaBSD admin - http://www.HispaBSD.org
Julio Merino <email@example.com>