Subject: Re: What calls init?
To: Simon Burge <>
From: David Brownlee <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 01/26/2002 14:03:30
On Sun, 27 Jan 2002, Simon Burge wrote:

> Peter Fairbrother wrote:
> > ( I am trying to make a single CD that boots and runs on two platforms, i386
> > and macppc. Managed to get them to boot and run an separate CD's, and both
> > to _start_ booting on one CD (anyone want coasters!).
> What is the exact purpose of this?  The way that the multi-architecture
> NetBSD release CDs work is to use kernels that have an inbuilt ramdisk
> with the root filesystem on that ramdisk.  That way, all you need to
> worry about is loading the kernel - everything else is inside the kernel
> itself.

	For reference I know Gavan Fantom is looking at a bootable CD that
	runs multiuser for demo purposes. Mozilla is a little large to
	fit in a kernel ramdisk :)

		David/absolute		-- No hype required --