Subject: Re: as long as we're hitting FFS...
To: Ignatios Souvatzis <>
From: Hubert Feyrer <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 03/24/1999 22:11:18
On Wed, 24 Mar 1999, Ignatios Souvatzis wrote:
> so have a small one with the kernel for booting, and a mount a big one over
> it. Or even hardcode the "real" / partition into the kernel, so that the 
> small-inode one isnt visible. Or add code to your firmware.
> Not trying to be nasty... I really just want to point out ways to survive.
> E.g., with our 2-stage bootblocks, you cant make / a LFS, either. Same 
> methods apply here.

Hum, all of a sudden the term "bootfs" comes to my mind (back from
ancient(?) days...).

 - Hubert

Hubert Feyrer <>