Subject: Re: CVS commit: syssrc
To: Simon Burge <>
From: Wayne Knowles <wdk@NetBSD.ORG>
List: source-changes
Date: 09/26/2000 23:33:15
On Tue, 26 Sep 2000, Simon Burge wrote:

> > Log Message:
> > 
> > Second stage bootstrap:
> >   -  Rename from boot.mipsco -> boot to be consistant with other ports
> The reason that pmax uses boot.pmax is so that more than one arch can
> share boot media (like a CD).  If this isn't a concern, then just using
> "/boot" will be simpler...

Hi Simon,

The primary bootstrap first attempts /boot then attempts /boot.mipsco if
it fails.   Hopefully I will have the best of both worlds as long as there
is no /boot on the multi-platform boot media.

I don't think I will be sharing the boot media for a while.

Thanks for the comment,