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Re: kern/46732: setroot(9) is called twice after "MI root on wedges" changes
The following reply was made to PR kern/46732; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: Izumi Tsutsui <tsutsui%ceres.dti.ne.jp@localhost>
Cc: mlelstv%NetBSD.org@localhost, tsutsui%ceres.dti.ne.jp@localhost
Subject: Re: kern/46732: setroot(9) is called twice after "MI root on wedges"
Date: Mon, 23 Jul 2012 00:15:24 +0900
> I see three possible solutions.
> Drop setroot calls in MD code and adjust documentation (cpu_rootconf(9)).
> cpu_rootconf is then only a hook that lets MD code set the variables
> booted_device, booted_partition, booted_startblk, booted_blks.
I like this one.
> Drop MI rootconf() and push detection of wedge 'aliases' into setroot().
> Adjust setroot() signature to also pass in booted_startblk and booted_blks.
> Change setroot() to only remember the root specification and make rootconf()
> do the actual work with printing and RB_ASKNAME dance.
setroot(9) is also called after vfs_mountroot() fails,
so I'm afraid changing setroot() requires more adjustments.
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