Subject: Re: kvm
To: Jonathan Stone <>
From: Perry E. Metzger <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 08/20/1997 19:13:34
Jonathan Stone writes:
> "Perry E. Metzger" <> writes:
> > [...] and on those
> >architectures where there is no kernel name sysctl returns something
> >"special" and rc just knows to use /netbsd by default?
> ... uh, how about the empty string?
> What should the sysctl name return for kernel names that are known but
> aren't (necssarily) in the fileystem namespace, like tftp-booted
> kernels?

Probably the empty string, or something "special" again...

Maybe another sysctl should indicate if the thing was booted from a
file or off the net...