Subject: Re: misc/11473: ramdisk-rescuesmall of main trunk is full.
To: None <>
From: Simon Burge <>
List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 11/14/2000 01:50:22 wrote:

> The problem is we use pwd_mkdb to generate /etc/passwd and then throw
> away the db files. The temporary creation of them is too much for the ramdisk
> though.
> I have a patch I've been meaning to commit which just generates this in
> /tmp and copies back in the passwd file only.

My "solution" to this was to move the pwd_mkdb up before copying
in ramdiskbin.  That way no code changes to pwd_mkdb were needed.
Also, there's no need to copy the MAKEDEV script, run it, then
delete it - just run ${.CURDIR}/...../MAKEDEV instead.

Simon Burge                            <>
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