Subject: Re: Another NetBSD/Alpha 1.2_ALPHA snapshot (960615) available!
To: None <port-alpha@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Chris G Demetriou <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 06/16/1996 01:00:55
> (One of the reasons I hacked
> this up was so that i could burn a disk image on to a CD-ROM, and have
> it mount temporary file systems for me automatically, so that i could
> edit things, etc.  I plan to burn a disk of this image, or one closer
> to 1.2, for myself so that i can more easily install new systems.  8-)

BTW: I wouldn't suggest that anybody try this...

I just looked at NetBSD's SCSI CD-ROM driver, and it looks like it
doesn't even try to understand anything other than a whole-ROM ISO-9660
partition.  It doesn't even bother trying to read a native disklabel
off the drive.  grr.