Subject: Re: Enabling LFS in sysinst (and moving lfs_cleanerd)
To: Hubert Feyrer <>
From: Julio M. Merino Vidal <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 10/29/2006 20:48:09
On 10/29/06, David Laight <> wrote:
> On Sun, Oct 29, 2006 at 08:01:12PM +0100, Julio M. Merino Vidal wrote:
> > I fixed this by adding the 'rockridge' option to makefs (this feels
> > like a workaround though, because the image should work regardless of
> > this option).  But then, it did not preserve case (and - were
> > translated into _) and therefore sysinst was not able to locate the
> > installation sets...
> You need the rockridge extensions to the CD filesystem to get a unix-like
> directory structure.  Without it a load of unwanted (and to some extent
> pointless) restrictions appy.

Yes, but without rockridge the image should not appear "corrupt",
should it?  (At least that's what it seems.)

This is after booting the "boot.iso" generated without rockridge:

# mount /dev/cd0d /mnt
# ls -l /mnt
ls: boot: No such file or directory
ls: bootxx: No such file or directory
ls: netbsd: No such file or directory
total 2
dr-xr-xr-x  1 rot  wheel  2048 Oct 29 17:05 i386

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