Subject: Re: big YAY to current and vmware (fat finger trouble)
To: Luke Mewburn <>
From: George Michaelson <>
List: current-users
Date: 10/24/2005 11:43:48
On Mon, 24 Oct 2005 11:34:14 +1000
Luke Mewburn <> wrote:
> Instead I added support to the bootloader's "-a" (askroot)
> flag to allow you to override the path to init(8) at boot.
> I've actually used this to recover when I've accidentally
> hosed /sbin/init, /lib/* or /libexec/ld.elf_so.

aha! so can this be used to get to running state out of /rescue?

(eg have the kernel wait to be told to run /rescue/sh or something)

that probably would have let me get to where I needed to be faster.