Subject: Re: bootxx_cd9660
To: Hubert Feyrer <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Juan RP <email@example.com>
Date: 11/10/2005 06:44:35
On Thu, 10 Nov 2005 05:20:39 +0100 (CET)
Hubert Feyrer <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> I thought a bit more about bootxx_cd9660 yesterday...
> right now it seems one cannot do anything useful after interrupting
> the 5 second count-down, e.g.
> 1) "ls" gives
> > ls
> : Not a directory
> 2) Cannot boot another kernel even when knowing the name:
> > boot netbsd-NOON
> booting cd0a:netbsd-NOON
> open netbsd-NOON: No such file or directory
> boot: cd0a:netbsd-NOON: No such file or directory
> I think having this available would be the very least to make a
> bootable CD that has several kernels on them, i.e. thinking of the
> many i386 INSTALL* kernels we have right now.
I have reported these two problems months ago. Our bootxx_cd9660
cannot see files with more than 8 chars, and it cannot list any file in
the iso because there is not cd9660_ls() implemented.