Subject: Re: kvm
To: Gordon W. Ross <>
From: Chris G. Demetriou <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 08/20/1997 11:03:15
> On many ports, the kernel can tell you what name the boot program
> used to load the kernel.  We could make /kern/boot_name contain
> that name, or a new sysctl thing...

Certainly, you don't want to supply "required" data with only kernfs.

I actually proposed something like this once, and Charles shot it down
pretty quickly.  I export the booted kernel's name in the Alpha port,
though, and modded my personal rc scripts to use it.  8-)