Subject: Re: creatig a kernel that boots on a Memory File System
To: Frederic GILLIERS <fredg@DotCom.FR>
From: Steve Woodford <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 07/21/2000 18:56:05
On Fri, 21 Jul 2000, Frederic GILLIERS wrote:

> I need to build a kernel that boots on a memory File System. The machine
> should be a mips based system, and Well, I have absolutely no Idea of
> how to do that.

Check the various `ramdisk' build procedures under src/distrib/<port>.
Also look at the RAMDISK config files available for most ports. The manual
pages for md(4), mdconfig(8) and mdsetimage(8) are worth reading too.

Cheers, Steve