Subject: Re: FFS soft-dependencies in chap-boot?
To: None <>
From: Daniel de Kok <>
List: netbsd-docs
Date: 01/17/2004 09:00:20
On Fri, Jan 16, 2004 at 10:50:21PM -0500, Jan Schaumann wrote:
> Daniel de Kok <> wrote:
> > On Fri, Jan 16, 2004 at 02:51:55PM -0500, Jan Schaumann wrote:
> > > I was wondering if maybe it would make sense to write a separate chapter
> > > on file systems?  It could cover in a little bit more detail the various
> > > filesystems supported by NetBSD, such as ffs, lfs, mfs, procfs and some
> > > of the other things mentioned in /etc/fstab.
> > 
> > Good idea! But IMHO it would be better to make it a seperate article for 
> > the documenation section. The Guide is getting quite long and maybe a
> > detailed description of filesystems is a bit beyond the scope of a guide
> > for people new to NetBSD.
> Well, actually I think it would make for a nice addition to the guide.
> The FreeBSD Handbook also has some ``UNIX basics'', which certainly
> help the user understand what's going on.  But this certainly would take
> more time, so why don't you just import your addition to chap-boot, and
> if/when we find the time and decide to write a filesystems chapter, we
> re-arrange things...

Ack ;).