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Re: CVS commit: src/usr.sbin/makefs

In article <>,
David Young  <> wrote:
>On Sun, May 22, 2011 at 05:51:40PM -0400, Christos Zoulas wrote:
>> Module Name: src
>> Committed By:        christos
>> Date:                Sun May 22 21:51:40 UTC 2011
>> Modified Files:
>>      src/usr.sbin/makefs: cd9660.c cd9660.h makefs.8
>>      src/usr.sbin/makefs/cd9660: cd9660_eltorito.c
>> Log Message:
>> From Nathan Whitehorn (nwhitehorn at freebsd dot org):
>> Add code to generate bootable ISOs on Powermac and CHRP systems.
>> Synthesize some partition maps (APM and MBR, respectively) pointing
>> to (a) the whole disk, and (b) relevant El Torito boot images that
>> have been added by other code. These partition maps are a little
>> bit funny looking, but they seem to work. FreeBSD has been using
>> this successfully in their release generation on powerpc, as well
>> as generating all non-SPARC install media. SPARC support could
>> probably be added as an extension of this patch.
>This sounds like the job of fdisk or pdisk, not makefs.

There was similar code there already.

>Have you tested this on a Power Macintosh or CHRP system?

No I don't have any machines to test, but I think that there is
a large benefit of having the code synchronized between the two projeccts.


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