Subject: Re: Where/how is rootvp set in kernel initialisation?
To: None <>
From: Jason R Thorpe <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 09/20/2000 17:08:26
On Thu, Sep 21, 2000 at 09:52:58AM +1100, wrote:

 > 1) By implementing all the VFS stuff, it means that I can also read
 >    any type of filesystem (e.g. ext2fs, lfs)

libsa can already support multiple file systems.  It already works with
FFS and LFS.  An EXT2 for libsa should be trivial.

 > 2) If I ever get this stuff to work nicely on a 68k Mac, it can also
 >    be used in the utilities that have to write to the filesystems
 >    (the Installer) or newfs them (MkFs)

The "Install from MacOS" tools should really die, actually.

        -- Jason R. Thorpe <>