Subject: Re: Where/how is rootvp set in kernel initialisation?
To: Chris G. Demetriou <email@example.com>
From: Colin Wood <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 09/21/2000 16:13:40
Chris G. Demetriou wrote:
> Colin Wood <email@example.com> writes:
> > certainly, but there still remains one rather tiny problem before sysinst
> > is truly useful on mac68k: native HFS support.
> that reminds me: is there some great technical hurdle standing in the
> way of that?
not that i know of. the authors of the various GPL'd implementations
might be better people to ask. actually, i think that dr. bill and paul
goyette might have been working on a more usable version at one point, but
i don't quite remember now.
the biggest issue is most likely time and effort. a lot of both will
probably be needed.
> IIRC, HFS (and MFS) were adequately described in the old Inside
> Macintosh volumes (which i happen to own copies of -- before i found
> this whole UNIX thing, i used to be a mac hacker 8-).
are you volunteering chris? ;-P