Subject: Re: Crosscompiling
To: Ignatios Souvatzis <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: David Brownlee <email@example.com>
Date: 12/29/1999 15:17:47
init already has code to automatically create an mfs /dev if
the root filesystem is msdosfs.
I think it really ought to do it anytime /dev/console does not
exist, but thats another issue...
On Wed, 29 Dec 1999, Ignatios Souvatzis wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 29, 1999 at 10:05:30AM +1100, Simon Burge wrote:
> > This is a sort-of-interesting point for another reason - at the moment
> > you need to be root to build a release. What would be good is an
> > mtools-like frontend for FFS so that you don't need to create a vnd to
> > build the memory disk filesystem for the install kernel. Hmm, do we
> > support root on an MSDOS/FAT filesystem? There's nothing to say the the
> > install kernels that have a memory disk need to have FFS on them...
> Oh yes, they need to. "/dev/".