Subject: Re: kern/2759: vnd doesn't support disklabel ioctls
To: Jason Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jonathan Stone <email@example.com>
Date: 06/08/1997 01:54:44
der Mouse wrote:
> If you apply the patches in my PR 1367, though, you'll be able to newfs
> the vnd anyway, and once you have a filesystem there, you can mount it
> and use it for most things without needing a disklabel.
Most things, yes, but not binding bootable disk images and miniroots,
which was the reason I was using vnd in the first place ;).
Jason Thorpe wrote:
> that is the correct fix. I've written the necessary code, but do not
> have the time to debug it (there's a stray pointer somewhere...)
> I've handed it off to Matthew Green...
Did mrg make progress with this? it'd be nice to have for building
NetBSD-1.3 install kits. (If it's fixed already, can we close this PR?)