Subject: Re: Kernel "vanity" config files
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: der Mouse <mouse@Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA>
Date: 07/05/1999 10:29:35
> [A]nother important [thing] is to help users with only one notebook
> PC who try to install NetBSD. He has to modify behavior of boot
> floppy in some way, without rebuilding boot floppy (he has no other
> machine with NetBSD).
> [some way to modify device config] It can be interactive,(UserConfig
> in FreeBSD), or just a file in /etc (like BSDI does in
> /etc/boot.default). I like the latter approach much.
A file in /etc does not address the needs of someone with one machine
and a boot floppy, because without already making the boot floppy boot,
the user can't modify the file in /etc!
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