Subject: Re: Call to inittodr missing from cd9660_mountroot (was Re: making bootable rescue CD?
To: Rob Quinn <email@example.com>
From: Jason R Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 06/11/2001 12:51:55
On Mon, Jun 11, 2001 at 03:40:31PM -0400, Rob Quinn wrote:
> I finally had a few free minutes to track this down, and I found that
> cd9660_vfsops.c:cd9660_mountroot() doesn't call the inittodr() function, unlike
> ffs_mountroot. I was going to mimic the code in ffs that passed the timestamp
> of / to inittodr(), but instead I settled for just passing in a zero. I don't
> like the idea of removable media modifying my clock. And I agree with the
> comment in pr#1413 that a parameter of zero should disable the "WARNING:
> preposterous time in file system" message.
Considring that that fs time in a cd9660 is going to be roughly when the
CD was created, and never updated, there's not really much reason to use
the fs time to seed the system time.
-- Jason R. Thorpe <email@example.com>