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Re: Changing disk image boot options without root privileges

>   vnconfig vnd0 NetBSD-7.99.1-amd64-live-wd0root.img
>   installboot -e -o console=com0 /dev/vnd0a
>   vnconfig -u vnd0
> but the problem is that it requires root privileges, which the
> automated test infrastructure doesn't (and shouldn't) have.
> Is there a way to accomplish this without being root?

- prepare "serial console liveimage option" to by
 - using INSTALLBOOTOPTIONS (see distrib/common/bootimage/Makefile.bootimage)
 - special boot.cfg(5) to set consdev=com0
- add an "partition offset" option to installboot(8) like makefs(8)'s -O

etc?  (completely untested)

Izumi Tsutsui

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