Subject: Re: various changes on INSTALL and iso generation
To: Steven M. Bellovin <>
From: Zafer Aydogan <>
List: port-amd64
Date: 02/26/2007 23:59:47
2007/2/26, Steven M. Bellovin <>:
> On Sun, 25 Feb 2007 18:40:42 -0500
> "Blair Sadewitz" <> wrote:
> > Is /rescue going to be on the new ISO image?
> >
> > I can't wait to be able to install with LFS root ...
> >
> Do our boot blocks support LFS root file systems?

Yes, I'm using LFS as a root file system since a while without any problems.

$ mount

/dev/wd0a on / type lfs (local)
ptyfs on /dev/pts type ptyfs (local)
kernfs on /kern type kernfs (local)
tmpfs on /tmp type tmpfs (local)

> More broadly, though, a combination live/install CD would be very
> handy.  Almost by definition, it would function as a rescue CD as well.
Yes, very.