Subject: Re: Boot from CD-ROM
To: None <mouse@Collatz.McRCIM.McGill.EDU>
From: Kenneth Stailey <email@example.com>
Date: 04/11/1995 23:14:05
>> "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? :-)
What about the namei hack where you symlink /usr/bin -> /usr/@sys/bin
and namei expands @sys into 'i386' or whatever? It works for Lites.