Subject: Re: port-i386/2925: NetBSD/i386 can not boot from CD-ROM
To: 'Wolfgang Solfrank' <>
From: Martin Husemann <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 11/09/1996 03:06:15
Wolfgang Solfrank wrote:

> You may want to have a look into <sys/arch/powerpc/powerpc/ofw_machdep.c>
> into dk_setroot and its subroutine, dk_match_ffs.  While surely not being
> perfect, this code tries to figure out whether to use ffs, cd9660 or nfs
> for mounting the root filesystem.

This should all be handled in M.I. code.
And I'm not sure (but haven't looked at that code yet), figuring the fs type is
the right thing. It doesn't scale, but on the other hand, new fs types aren't
added that often...