Subject: Re: Boot from CD-ROM
To: None <current-users@NetBSD.ORG>
From: der Mouse <mouse@Collatz.McRCIM.McGill.EDU>
Date: 04/11/1995 10:52:31
> of course, that begs the questions:
> "how do you invoke the right copy of the mount program, to do the mount?"
> "how do you invoke the right copy of the shell?"
> "how do you invoke the right copy of init?"
> yeah, you could hack the kernel. or prompt. however, the latter's
> not very nice if you want to be able to have a "one big button"
> install program. 8-)
Have the kernel glob /etc/init.arch.* and step down them, running the
first one that doesn't produce ENOEXEC? :-)
I think fat binaries are a better solution in most respects.