Subject: Re: renaming /boot to /boot_
To: Erik Bertelsen <>
From: Todd Whitesel <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 09/30/1999 00:54:39
> Note that boot_<arch> generates longer filenames than is allowed by
> pure ISO 9660 (8+3).

"pure" ISO 9660 allows names more along the lines of VMS filenames.
I forget the details but it's more than 8+3.

The default for most ISO 9660 creation utilities is 8+3 however. This
is totally sucking up to the ubiquitous status of DOS. (barf)

Todd Whitesel
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