Subject: Re: the /sys symlink gets recreated all the time.
To: Todd Vierling <email@example.com>
From: Andrew Brown <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 12/05/2000 12:05:34
>: # man hier | grep stand
>: /stand/ programs used in a standalone environment
>: ...which is funny, since (almost) everything i've ever needed in a
>: "standalone" environment has been in /bin and /sbin. so far. i still
>: wanna add netcat to the install/rescue floppies... :)
>That depends on how you define "standalone".
>I have an i386 box that uses dosboot, so that a small FAT partition is
>available to hold the 3c5x9cfg program and some other non-NetBSD emergency
>tools. The kernel is in /stand/netbsd (with a symlink from /netbsd) and the
>booter is in /stand/dosboot.com with a /stand/autoexec.bat. As you've
>probably guessed by now, this /stand partition corresponds to the DOS C:.
>I've seen other systems where /stand contains similar bootstrapping stuff;
>UnixWare comes to mind.
mmm...very good points.
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