Subject: Re: kern/start_init()/init_main.c doesn't care for /rescue ?
To: None <>
From: der Mouse <mouse@Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA>
List: tech-kern
Date: 07/09/2004 05:06:25
>>> Ages ago, I did away with the hardwired list of init paths and
>>> added code to prompt for a path to init either if the first attempt
>>> to run init fails or if a boot option [...] is given.
>> May I add that this behavior *rocks* :)) ... I saw it on a LiveCD
>> once, really handy some time.
> lukem did this in netbsd as part of /rescue a couple of years ago.
> see "boot -a".

Did you perhaps miss the part where I wrote "if the first attempt to
run init fails"?

Based on the original grumble, it doesn't sound as though that's in
there at present.

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