Subject: Re: advice on upgrading to 1.2
To: Scott Reynolds <>
From: Lt Avram Dorfman <>
List: port-mac68k
Date: 12/05/1996 20:58:08
Ok then...

Is there anything in the etc12 tarball that must or should be updated? Or 
can I skip it altogether?

-1LT Avram Dorfman
HQ USAF Network Management
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On Wed, 4 Dec 1996, Scott Reynolds wrote:

> On Tue, 3 Dec 1996, Lt Avram Dorfman wrote:
> > I suppose I'm dreaming, but is there any chance I can just plain install 
> > 1.2 pretending that /u1 is /, and then mount my g partition as / and my 
> > a partition as /junk? /u1 doesn't have any OS stuff on it, just user 
> > accounts.
> > 
> > Or is it truely impossible for the system to boot from a non-a partition?
> It's not impossible, but you'll need a custom kernel that expects to see
> root on the `g' partition instead of the `a' partition.
> --scott