Subject: Re: send your use-cases for makefs -t cd9660 !
To: None <tech-userlevel@NetBSD.org>
From: David Young <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 10/01/2004 18:14:41
On Sat, Oct 02, 2004 at 12:03:18AM +0200, Hubert Feyrer wrote:
> On Fri, 1 Oct 2004, David Young wrote:
> >I am mentoring a senior project group at UIUC.edu that is programming a
> >'cd9660' target for makefs(8). I have described for them one use-case,
> >which is privilegelessly building a bootable, "live" CD-ROM image
> >for x86. If you have additional use-cases, won't you send them to me?
> >Use-cases that are very obvious to you, I have probably not thought of.
> * Install CDs, which may have
> * A live CD that boots the kernel in either of two ways (as above),
> but that immediately mounts the kernel (config: root on cd0a or hd0?),
> * Non-PC boot support would be VERY nice - MacPPC, sparc, sparc64,
> * A multi-arch CD to allow one CD to boot on several
> * Use as a tool to hook into src/distrib/cdrom and/or the release
Thanks! I forwarded this to the team. Maybe they can demonstrate one
or two of the new cases this year.
David Young OJC Technologies
email@example.com Urbana, IL * (217) 278-3933