Subject: Re: HEADS UP: fully dynamic linked system now the default
To: Greywolf <>
From: Luke Mewburn <>
List: current-users
Date: 09/23/2002 17:49:57
On Mon, Sep 23, 2002 at 12:37:17AM -0700, Greywolf wrote:
  | #     +	The kernel's "-a" bootloader option now also prompts for the
  | # 	path to init(8), so "/rescue/init" can be used if /sbin/init
  | # 	won't start due to an unexpected failure.
  | Sun did this very early on with an -i flag; was this ever considered?

I believe Solaris 2.x uses '-a' for all this type of info now.

In any case, the -a change was made a few weeks ago (along with most
of the other infrastructure for this change); I'm surprised people
didn't comment then... :)