Subject: Re: README: setroot changes that affect you!
To: Kevin P. Neal <>
From: Jason Thorpe <>
List: current-users
Date: 02/01/1997 17:29:03
On Sat, 01 Feb 1997 20:23:28 -0500 
 "Kevin P. Neal" <> wrote:

 > Is there a way to say:
 >    config root on sd0a swap on sd0b then sd1b then sd2b and sd3b
 > This could be useful. What if you have a drive or two that is really fast,
 > and a couple of dog slow ones. You want to swap to all of them, but hit the
 > fast drives first? 

Yes, though not the way you think :-)

options SEQSWAP
config netbsd root on sd0a swap on sd0b and sd1b and sd2b and sd3b

SEQSWAP == sequential swap.

 > What if, instead of being a drive, it's a region of RAM that is slower than
 > normal RAM (ie: 16 bit RAM in a 32 bit Amiga). It'd be nice to swap to that
 > before hitting a disk.

Uhh...  :-)  Well, that's harder, and I'm not sure I want to be the one
to make changes to config(8) to make it understand that :-)

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