Subject: Re: send your use-cases for makefs -t cd9660 !
To: None <>
From: David Young <>
List: tech-userlevel
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 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      Urbana, IL * (217) 278-3933