Subject: Re: feature request: root file system change
To: Martin Husemann <>
From: Hubert Feyrer <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 04/16/2005 21:58:35
On Sat, 16 Apr 2005, Martin Husemann wrote:
> Why can't the kernel run "something" (like some rc script) that makes sure
> root is mountable/mounted and after that process exits continue the usual
> exec init way? [...]

Which reminds me of a question I was asked by a FreeBSD user the other 
day: How does NetBSD handle /dev/(u?)random running out of running bits 
while booting? (Doing cgd things that even before running init seems to 
ask for that situation... :)

  - Hubert

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