Subject: Re: 2.0 beta install problem on sun4c
To: Hauke Fath <hauke@Espresso.Rhein-Neckar.DE>
From: David Laight <>
List: tech-install
Date: 04/29/2004 20:55:27
On Thu, Apr 29, 2004 at 08:27:27PM +0200, Hauke Fath wrote:
> At 16:24 Uhr +1000 29.4.2004, matthew green wrote:
> >   sysinst needs to write into /tmp (disktab for disklabel) so needa a
> >   read-write root filesystem.
> >
> >   Anyone who knows anything about 'miniroot' installs care to comment?
> >
> >
> >i don't see why you couldn't modify the miniroot.. you may hvae
> >to mount -u -o rw / tho..
> Isn't the i386 install md writeable by default? ISTR corresponding
> 'filesystem full' messages after sysinst coredumps...

i386 install is r/w, it is even big enough now for sysinst to core
dump into without generating the fs full message as well!

I've just commited the change to add /targetroot to the install ramdisks.


David Laight: