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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 build.sh 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)
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