Subject: Re: kvm
To: Brian C. Grayson <>
From: Perry E. Metzger <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 08/20/1997 18:25:48
Brian C. Grayson writes:
>   This would work fine for kvm_mkdb, but for general-purpose
> kvm utilities, one has the (admittedly rare) problem of `What if I
> boot off of /netbsd-test, see that everything works, and then
> rename it to /netbsd-good?'.

Nothing will happen. The data is all retrieved from the kvm.db file --
the issue is that at rc time, you need to know which kernel you booted
so you can generate it properly.