Subject: Re: CVS commit: syssrc
To: Simon Burge <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Wayne Knowles <wdk@NetBSD.ORG>
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...
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,