Subject: cd disklabels?
To: None <tech-kern@NetBSD.ORG>
From: matthew green <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 06/22/1998 00:58:54
i've patched my kernel to enable readdisklabel() in cd.c. it's fairly
minor and cgd informs me he did it a couple of years ago...
apparently there are some issues with this. does anyone know what they
are? i want this support so that if booting off a cd with a sun disklabel,
i can have an entire filesystem available, that is a "cd" partition...
with no partition support in cd.c, all bootable cd images must be self
contained (ie, include a memory disk root filesystem like the sparc boot
floppy).. which is very restrictive (eg, on the sparc, the size of this