Subject: Re: md_root.c (Re: CVS commit: syssrc)
To: Jason R Thorpe , David Brownlee <email@example.com>
From: Leo Weppelman <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 09/29/2000 20:46:43
On Fri, Sep 29, 2000 at 09:53:59AM -0700, Jason R Thorpe wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 29, 2000 at 05:45:54PM +0100, David Brownlee wrote:
> > atari version is in a different universe, other than that the
> > differences are:
> > - md_root_size int vs u_int32_t
> > - different default MINIROOTSIZE
> > - format of size printfs
> > - comments, whitespace
> > Sounds like a very good case to make it MI (except for atari :)
> Atari should conform :-)
Mmmm, I wouldn't be so fast on that (surprise ;-). I haven't really looked
into it yet, but:
- The md_root.c idea was especially created to _allow_ for differences.
It would be weird to press conformation upon those who differ in
- There was discussion at the point that the md-device came into
existence. I'd like to read that first before (possibly) starting
the same discussion all over again.
> On the other hand, maybe it reads the ramdisk from a floppy or something?
Not maybe... it does. It reads the install filesystem from floppy into
> -- Jason R. Thorpe <email@example.com>